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November 13–17, 2022
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The DRUM program: Cataloging America’s abandoned uranium mines
Based on a review of U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) records and available data from numerous agencies, there are an estimated 4,225 mines across the country that provided uranium ore to the U.S. government for defense-related purposes between 1947 and 1970. To aid in the cleanup of these legacy uranium mines and establish a record of their locations and current conditions, the Defense-Related Uranium Mines (DRUM) program was established within the Department of Energy’s Office of Legacy Management (LM).
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The Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Distinguished Service Award recognizes the outstanding participation in the leadership of the Division or in public outreach activities representing the division.
An article detailing the achievement will be published in RadWaste Solutions, and a blog post commemorating the achievement will be submitted to the ANS Nuclear Cafe.
The award consists of a plaque given at the ANS Annual Meeting.
This award was established by the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division (FCWMD) as a Division-Administered award in 2014.
Nominations must include the completed nomination form accompanied by the following supporting documents:
Nomination forms and supporting documents (in Word or Adobe Acrobat) should be emailed to the FCWMD chair.
For more information, please visit the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division website.
Worthy candidates will be selected by a subcommittee headed by the FCWMD chair, and composed of the vice-chair, treasury/secretary, and ex-officio chair.
The final decisions on candidates will be decided by vote of the FCWMD executive committee.