News Release: May 19, 2014
FERC, NRC Commissioners to Discuss Grid Issues May 28 in Rockville, Maryland
Commissioners and staff from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will hold a joint meeting at the NRC Headquarters in Rockville, Maryland on May 28. Commissioners from both agencies will attend. Members of the public are welcome.
The public meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and end at approximately 10:30 a.m. in the NRC Commission Conference Room in One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike in Rockville. Those attending in person should plan to arrive at the NRC at least a half-hour in advance of the meeting. The NRC offices are located across the street from the White Flint Metro station. Parking is available at the White Flint Metro parking garage on Marinelli Road.
This meeting is the seventh time the two commissions have met to discuss issues of mutual concern to their respective agencies and underscores the commitment of these two agencies to the safe and reliable operation of the bulk power system. The public meeting will focus on grid reliability, nuclear power plant license renewals and dam safety. It will include presentations by FERC and NRC staff, as well as participation by staff of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation. The meeting also will be webcast by the NRC and available through www.nrc.gov .
The public meeting will be followed by a closed session of the two Commissions.