Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation - DOE Oversight Division. Status Report to the Public - December 1999 Page: 60 of 72
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The LOC created a 20-member CAP in early 1995 to provide advice to the
Board, based on in-depth reviews of DOE documents and studies of community
concerns. CAP meetings often begin with presentations by experts on issues of
current interest to the greater Oak Ridge community. The CAP regularly trans-
mits public concerns to DOE, EPA and TDEC. In the past year, issues addressed
by the CAP have included the following:
/ The Environmental Management budget process and its implica-
tions for cleanup activities on the ORR;
/ The need for off-site disposal options for ORO's low-level
radioactive and mixed waste;
/ National policy regarding radioactive waste and materials trans-
/ A detailed assessment of long-term stewardship needs for the Oak
/ The economic impacts of DOE and contractor employment on
LOC-member counties; and
/ Study of technical issues and input to the decision-making process
for remediation at the watershed level.
The CAP reviews draft documents, attends public hearings, and makes recom-
mendations to the appropriate agency. CAP members attend meetings of other
The LOC's outreach efforts
include a bimonthly
presentations to community
groups and governmental
entities, publication of
informational white papers,
and an Internet presence.
organizations concerned with environmental, economic,
and health issues in order to better evaluate the range of
The LOC's outreach efforts include a bimonthly
newsletter, Insights, presentations to community groups
and governmental entities, publication of informational
white papers, and an Internet presence at
http://www.local-oversight/org/. The staff of the LOC
comprises an executive director and an administrative
assistant. For further information about the LOC or to be
added to the newsletter mailing list, contact Susan
Gawarecki in Oak Ridge by phone at (865) 483-1333 or
by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oak Ridge Health Agreement Steering Panel (ORHASP). Oak Ridge
Health Agreement Steering Panel. The Oak Ridge Health Agreement, funded by
DOE and administered through the Tennessee Department of Health, has
wrapped up its mission to evaluate historical contaminant releases from the ORR
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