Earl Easton is a Senior Nuclear Consultant to Talisman. He has over thirty years of engineering and supervisory experience in all aspects of radioactive material transportation and storage, including transportation and storage package design, health and safety issues, domestic and international regulation, environmental and risk studies, and public outreach.
Prior to Mr. Easton’s retirement from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in 2013, he served as Senior Advisor for Transportation and Storage in the Division of Spent Fuel Storage and Transportation. In this position he advised the Commission on major policies, practices, and regulations involving the transportation and storage of spent fuel and radioactive materials. Since his retirement from the NRC, Mr. Easton has provided consulting services and technical advice to U.S. firms and organizations, as well as to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Mr. Easton has authored or co-authored numerous articles published in the International Journal of Radioactive Materials Transport and NRC NUREGs. He has also presented papers at industry workshops, symposiums and conferences in the U.S. and internationally. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maryland (DOE Fellowship Program).