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June 14–16, 2021
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The consequences of closure: The local cost of shutting down a nuclear power plant
When on May 7, 2013, the Kewaunee nuclear power plant in rural Wisconsin was shut down, it took with it more than 600 full-time jobs and more than $70 million in lost wages, not including temporary employment from refueling and maintenance outages. Taking into account indirect business-to-business activity, the total economic impact of the closure of the single-unit pressurized water reactor was estimated to be more than $630 million to the surrounding three-county area.
Charles E. Till
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)
Jeffrey A. Favorite
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
Virgil E. Schrock
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
Byron Lee, Jr.