Wayne Norton

Co Author: Lessons Learned from Completed and Active Decommissioning Programs

Mr. Norton started his nuclear career as the Construction Manager at Maine Yankee in 1991 and held various management positions at the Plant during the operations and shutdown of the facility. Mr. Norton led the decommissioning of Maine Yankee, Connecticut Yankee and Yankee Rowe as well as the development of their respective dry fuel storage facilities. Of his 26 years of nuclear power plant operational and project management experience, the last 20 years have been associated with commercial nuclear decommissioning and spent fuel management. Mr. Norton has spent the last 16 years in the positions of President, CEO and Chief Nuclear Officer at Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Co., Yankee Atomic Electric Company and Maine Yankee Atomic Power Company.
Mr. Norton serves as the Chair of the Decommissioning Plant Coalition; is a member of the Nuclear Energy Institute’s (NEI’s) Board of Directors and the NEI Integrated Used Fuel Management Working Group; is a member of the SONGS Nuclear Oversight Board and the Chair of the Fort Calhoun Decommissioning Oversight Committee.
Mr. Norton has a B.S. Engineering from Maine Maritime Academy.