You can weigh in on how the decommissioning of the Kewaunee Power Station near the town of Carlton is going at a meeting next month. The United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission scheduled the Kewaunee Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act meeting to help identify best practices and to establish a local community advisory board. This is part of a congressional plan to host 11 such meetings and national webinar to be submitted as a part of the Nuclear Energy Innovation Act passed in 2018. Kewaunee County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Richard Baker says establishing a community advisory board could be beneficial.
The meeting is scheduled to take place on September 24th from 6-9 p.m. at the Town of Carlton Hall. After ceasing operation in 2013, the final stage of the Kewaunee Power Station’s decommissioning is expected to begin in 2069 before being completely closed in 2073.