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The mission of the Decommissioning and Environmental Sciences (DES) Division is to promote the development and use of those skills and technologies associated with the use of nuclear energy and the optimal management and stewardship of the environment, sustainable development, decommissioning, remediation, reutilization, and long-term surveillance and maintenance of nuclear-related installations, and sites. The target audience for this effort is the membership of the Division, the Society, and the public at large.
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OPG launches Canadian hub for nuclear collaboration
Ontario Power Generation has officially opened its Centre for Canadian Nuclear Sustainability, the company announced on October 23. Located in Ontario’s Durham Region, the new center is intended to integrate collaboration and research in the nuclear life cycle while also supporting the work under way to prepare for the decommissioning of OPG’s Pickering nuclear power plant.
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The Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Lifetime Achievement recognize individuals who have made major lifetime contributions that significantly advanced the scientific, engineering, societal, or regulatory aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle and/or the nuclear waste management mission.
Nominees need to be longstanding ANS members at the time of nomination with a minimum of 25 years working in the field. It is normally presented to a member of the FCWMD, however any ANS member is eligible. Not awarded posthumously.
The award consists of a plaque which is presented at the ANS Annual Meeting.
This award was established by the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division (FCWMD) and 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 FC&WMD 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 FC&WMD executive committee.