Eric Howes

Co Author: Where State and Local Governments Fit in the Decommissioning Process

Eric Howes is the Director of Public and Government Affairs for Maine Yankee Atomic Power Company located in Wiscasset, Maine. Mr. Howes has been with Maine Yankee since 1993 working in the areas of federal, state, media, and community relations. He was instrumental in the formation of the Maine Yankee Community Advisory Panel which continues to be active 20 years after its inception in 1997. Mr. Howes was with Maine Yankee the last few years of plant operations, through plant decommissioning, and now for over 10 years of stand-alone Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation operations. Prior to Maine Yankee Mr. Howes served seven years as a State Office Representative for Maine’s United States Senator William S. Cohen. Mr. Howes holds a Master’s Degree in public policy from the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service.