The Nuclear Decommissioning Financing Committee was established by RSA 162-F:15 to provide assurance of adequate funding of nuclear generating facilities "to ensure proper and safe decommissioning and subsequent surveillance of nuclear reactor sites to the extent necessary to prevent such sites from constituting a hazard to future generations." RSA 162-F:1. This Committee is responsible for determining the appropriate amount of money that needs to be set aside and maintained in a trust fund, and periodically updated, for the purpose of decommissioning any nuclear facilities located in New Hampshire. This Committee has eight members, including various state officials and a representative of the municipality where the facility is located; the Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission is one of the members.
For more information about the Committee and matters pending before the Committee you can either call the Office of the Chairman at 603-271-2624 or write to the same office at the Commission's address listed elsewhere in this web site. The rules of the Committee are posted on this web site, as are recent orders of the Committee, and a 1996 article with a brief history of nuclear decommissioning in New Hampshire that might be of interest.
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NDFC 2003-1 (Proceeding to receive testimony and information on the 2003 Seabrook Station review of the projected cost of decommissioning Seabrook Station and to review the funding schedule for the Seabrook Station owners as required by RSA 162-F:22, I.)
NDFC 2002-1 (Regarding 2002 Seabrook Station Decommissioning Update)
NDFC 2002-2 (Regarding Consideration of Proposed Decommissioning Funding Assurance)
NDFC 2002-3 (Regarding Proceeding to Review the Payments Into the Decommissioning Fund as Part of the Sale of Ownership Interests in Seabrook Station)
NDFC 2002-3 Service List - Last Rev. 11/7/02