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2022 ANS Annual Meeting
June 12–16, 2022
Anaheim, CA|Anaheim Hilton
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West Virginia Senate moves to end nuclear power ban
The West Virginia Senate voted 24–7 yesterday in favor of S.B. 4, which repeals sections of the state code banning the construction of nuclear power plants in West Virginia, according to an article in the Parkersburg News and Sentinel. The bill now heads to the House, which is considering a similar measure.
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Neil E. Todreas
University of Missouri-Rolla (First Place)University of Maryland (Second Place)Kansas State University (Third Place)University of Texas at Austin (Fourth Place)University of Wisconsin-Madison (Honorable Mention)
Yousry Y. Azmy
Eugene N. Cramer
Dennis A. BitzBruce D. GuilbeaultMary Gerry WhiteNancy P. WilliamsLloyd A. Wright
Small Local SectionsLong Island (Best Overall, Best Meetings/Programs, Best Section Management)Oak Ridge/Knoxville (Best Membership)Northern Pennsylvania (Best Public Information)Northeastern, Northern Pennsylvania, Oak Ridge/Knoxville, Virginia (Meritorious Finalists)Large Local SectionsIdaho (Best Overall)
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Ersel A. Evans
Experimental Breeder Reactor II (EBRII) Approved SeptemberThe Nuclear Training Center at LynchburgVirginia Approved September
Kimberlee J. Kearfott
Guy A. Arlotto
Richard D. Cheverton
Norman M. Schaeffer
J. Neil Rutger
Hugh K. Clark
GraduateGeorgia Institute of TechnologyB. L. Pilger, J. A. Mowrey, D. C. Norris, M. Dietsche, E. A. Hoffman, B. A. Abichedid, A. W. Anthony, M. S. Ayres, T. P. Belflower, J. D. Bohner, S. F. Caputlu, H. M. Coward, H. M. Diller, J. A. Favorite, P. T. Feir, J. S. Gustafson, N. L. Jenkins, T. L. Johnston, J. L. Martin, C. H. Nahass, D. M. Nichter, D. F. Parker, R. A. Sidwell, A. L. Turner, J. D. WartellUndergraduateUniversity of TennesseeNicholas Brown, Dave Gore, Wesley Hooper, Stephanie Newman, Scott Snowden
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E. Michael CampbellGennady A. KirillovRobert L. McCroryGeorge H. Miley
Peach BottomExelon Generating Company, LLCPilgrimEntergy Nuclear Generation CompanyBrunswick Steam Electric PlantCarolina Power & Light Company
Donald Hintz Entergy Operations
Ely M. Gelbard
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