C-10 Research and Education Foundation Inc. – Living Near Seabrook Nuclear Plant
Join our April Village Talk to learn more about the C-10 Research and Education Foundation, and issues related to safety at Seabrook Station nuclear plant. About C-10:
- C-10 is a Newburyport non-profit whose mission is to protect public health and the environment surrounding the Seabrook Station.
- C-10 operates a field monitoring network to measure airborne radiological emissions in the communities surrounding Seabrook.
- C-10 also serves as watchdog on safety concerns at Seabrook, most notably a serious irreversible type of concrete degradation that has put the plant's operating license into question. These issues are critical now, as the plant has requested a 20-year license extension until 2050.
C-10's Executive Director, Natalie Hildt Treat, will tell us why and how they monitor radiation. She'll be joined by C-10 board member Chris Nord, who will share updates on the group's legal fight for tougher federal oversight of the Seabrook's concrete troubles. There will be an opportunity to ask questions about what living near Seabrook means to you.
Natalie Hildt Treat has been the executive director of C-10 since February 2017. She has spent her career in environmental and energy issues, public policy and communications. She holds a B.A. in Environment and Public Policy from Connecticut College and an M.A. in Communications Management from Emerson College. Natalie and her husband and daughter live in an energy-efficient, solar-powered home in Salisbury.
Christopher Nord is co-founder and board member of C-10. For nearly four decades, he has lectured on energy and the environment, the health effects of radiation and the atomic power controversy. Currently, Chris serves as chair of the C-10 working group challenging Seabrook’s License Amendment Request relative to the plant’s degraded concrete. A builder by trade, Chris has a grown son and lives with his partner in Newbury.
Village Talks are offered by the Greater Newburyport Village for the enrichment of the community. Village Talks occur every third Wednesday of the month at the Newburyport Senior/Community Center, 331 High St., Newburyport. Talks are free and open to all.