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.

DOE Environmental Management Bulletin

December 12, 2017 – WVDP Workers Complete First Phase of Vitrification Facility Demolition. Link to Bulletin

DOE Environmental Management Bulletin

December 5, 2017 – West Valley Cleanup Contractor Receives 66 Percent of Available Award Fee and WVDP Food Drive Exceeds Goal, Collects Food for Nine Local Pantries. Link to Bulletin

Springville Journal – WVDP Food Drive Exceeds Its Goal

November 23, 2017 – “The workforce at the West Valley Demonstration Project completed its Annual Food Drive on Nov. 16, as part of its continued commitment to the community. The annual tradition began in 1989, and has been held every year since. In total, the WVDP Food Drive has collected approximately 1.7 million pounds of food since its inception.” Link to Article

Salamanca Press – WVDP volunteers donate to local food pantries

November 17, 2017 – “To spread good will for the upcoming holiday season, employees from the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) and its subcontractors gathered Friday at Sander’s Parkview, volunteering their time and energy to once again distribute food to nine local food pantries.” Link to Article

Springville Journal – Ashford Friends Coalition hopes to lead change

November 9, 2017 – “Over the years, people in the Town of Ashford have expressed their opinions and have been fighting to fix problems caused by the West Valley Nuclear Plant. Recently, a group has been formed to help lead the charge in getting the town proper reparations for having to deal with the nuclear plant.” Link to Article

Upcoming meeting information

The next scheduled meeting of the Citizen Task Force will be January 24, 2018.

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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