In the News

Below are articles and other news published since the last West Valley Citizen Task Force Meeting. They relate to the West Valley Demonstration Project, nuclear waste cleanup or are otherwise relevant or of potential interest to stakeholders interested in the Project. After each Citizen Task Force Meeting, these articles are compiled into a single document and may be found with the meeting materials for that month.

WBFO – Seneca Nation

August 9, 2017 WBFO – Nuclear issues cloud 10th anniversary of Indigenous People Declaration Link to Article

August 14, 2017 WBFO – Senecas want radiation in Cattaraugus Creek gone ‘right now’ Link to Article

Olean Times Herald & Salamanca Press- Seneca Nation president calls for waste removal

August 9, 2017 – Seneca Nation President Todd Gates called for the removal of all nuclear waste at the West Valley Demonstration Project.

Link to Olean Times Herald Article

Link to Salamanca Press Article

Springville Journal – Ashford Solar Update

July 20, 2017 – The Ashford Town Board received updates about the proposed community solar farm project during their meeting July 12. LINK to Article

Springville Journal – Ashford Master Plan Progress

July 14, 2017 – Town of Ashford Master Plan will focus on three main areas: The Route 219 corridor, the Route 240 corridor in the Hamlet of West Valley and the West Valley Demonstration Project site will be the main focus of the plan. Link to Article

Springville Journal – Target Date for Vitrification Facility Demo

June 22, 2017 – NYSERDA update to Town of Ashford Board reports on federal funding increase for FY 2017 and acceleration of start for Vitrification Facility demolition. Link to Article

Upcoming meeting information

The next scheduled meeting of the Citizen Task Force is for September 27, 2017.

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For more information

on the West Valley Citizen Task Force, please contact:

Bill Logue, Facilitator
West Valley Citizen Task Force
c/o The Logue Group
PO Box 270270
West Hartford, CT 06127-0270

Phone: 860.521.9122