Ellicottville Now – Citizen Task Force shares evidence of erosion damage at former nuclear fuel reprocessing facility

November 4, 2021 – A citizen advisory group following nuclear waste cleanup activities at the West Valley Demonstration Project will request a presentation prior to accepting an invitation to join Erie County’s Climate Resilience planning effort.

The group met in an Oct. 27th virtual session to discuss this and other topics related to the ongoing cleanup and a Phase 2 Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on decommissioning of the former commercial nuclear fuel reprocessing center. The site covers 200 acres and was built in the 1960’s to recycle spent nuclear fuel, but was shut down after only a few years.

CTF members received an update from Department of Energy officials and consultants on the ongoing cleanup efforts. Link to article

For more information

on the West Valley Citizen Task Force, please contact:

Nancy Raca, Facilitator
West Valley Citizen Task Force
c/o Highland Planning