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Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo
August 8–11, 2021
Marco Island, FL|JW Marriott Marco Island
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2020 enforcement cases rise but still below five-year average
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission recently released its Enforcement Program Annual Report for calendar year 2020, showing a total of 61 escalated enforcement actions taken last year against licensees, non-licensees, and individuals—an increase of 7 percent from CY 2019, but a number that remains below the five-year (2016–2020) average.
Experts from different perspectives will discuss how we can decarbonize electricity generation by the 2030s during a free webinar on Wednesday, June 23, 1:30 - 2:30 pm EDT.
Hear invaluable insights from the nuclear community's leading experts by watching 2021 ANS Virtual Annual Meeting sessions on demand! Meeting registrants have access to all sessions and it’s not too late to register!
Check out our more than 30 recorded webinars available for viewing. Past topics include advanced reactor technologies, perspectives from past DOE officials, a look back at Fukushima, updates from national laboratories, and much more.
Introducing a new report mapping U.S. R&D investments needed to field a new generation of nuclear energy technologies in 2030 and beyond.
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