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Nuclear Installations Safety
Devoted specifically to the safety of nuclear installations and the health and safety of the public, this division seeks a better understanding of the role of safety in the design, construction and operation of nuclear installation facilities. The division also promotes engineering and scientific technology advancement associated with the safety of such facilities.
2021 ANS Virtual Annual Meeting
June 14–16, 2021
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Sen. Manchin urges Biden to preserve U.S. nuclear fleet
Highlighting nuclear’s role in providing reliable power, reducing emissions, and addressing climate change, Sen. Joe Manchin (D., W.Va.) sent a letter to President Biden, urging him to support the continued operation of the United States’ civil nuclear fleet and prevent further plant closures. Manchin, chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, said that preventing the closure of existing nuclear power plants is critical to achieving emission reduction goals while ensuring a reliable grid.
James A. RippleSouthern Nuclear Operating Company
Randall K. Edington
Jeffrey B. Archie, Sr. (VP & CNO; So. Carolina Electric & Gas):Danny G. Bost, (EVP & CNO; Southern Nuclear Operating Co.)
Keith Moser (Exelon Corporation)
John R. McGaha
Amir Shahkarami Exelon
Marvin S. Fertel Nuclear Energy Institute
Marilyn C. Kray NuStart
Scotty Hinnant Progress Energy
Michael Wallace Constellation Generation Group
Joe Sheppard STP Nuclear Operating Company
W. Gary Gates Omaha Public Power District
C. Lance Terry TXU Electric Comanche Steam Electric Station
Roy A. Anderson Nuclear Management Company
James P. O'Hanlon Dominion Energy
Michael S. Tuckman Duke Power Company
Harold B. Ray Southern California Edison
Bill Cavanaugh Carolina Power & Light
Buzz Carns Wolf Creek
Donald Hintz Entergy Operations
Jim Schiffer Pacific Gas & Electric