CHEM-NUCLEAR SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT
CHEM-NUCLEAR SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Chem-Nuclear Systems, Inc.
(CNSI) announced today that Walter E. Newcomb, Ph.D., has accepted the position of vice president and project manager for the Pennsylvania Low- Level Radioactive Waste (LLRW) Disposal Facility Project.
Dr. Newcomb comes to CNSI from Battelle Energy Systems Group, where he was vice president, technology management. He has 18 years experience in the nuclear industry. This experience includes managing Battelle's staff in the areas of nuclear safety, process systems safety, and energy sciences; directing a national program to develop the technology for a high-level waste facility project for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE); and managing the geotechnical staff for high-level nuclear waste projects. Dr. Newcomb has supported the DOE's Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management on high-level nuclear waste storage projects in Nevada, Texas, Utah and Washington. Dr. Newcomb replaces Dr. H. Robert Meyer who recently left CNSI to pursue other career interests. CNSI President Michael J. Cole stated that the company is extremely fortunate to acquire someone with Dr. Newcomb's experience and talent, and that Dr. Newcomb will be a strong asset and positive addition to the Pennsylvania LLRW project. Dr. Newcomb's educational background includes an AB in Geology from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa., and a Ph.D. in Geological Sciences from the State University of New York, Binghamton. CNSI is the company contracted by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to site, design, construct, operate and eventually close the Pennsylvania LLRW disposal facility. CNSI also operates a LLRW disposal facility in Barnwell County, S.C. -0- 10/27/92 /CONTACT: Sue Luebbering-Evers of Chem-Nuclear Systems, 717-561-1522/ CO: Chem-Nuclear Systems, Inc. ST: Pennsylvania IN: SU: PER
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