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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.
Ray A. Hunter
John J. Dorning
University of Wisconsin-Madison (First Place)Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (Second Place)Texas A&M Third Place
Timothy E. Valentine
Robert E. SchenterDonald H. Williams
Joseph M. Hendrie
Small Local SectionsLong Island (Meritorious, Best Public Information and Education, Best Section Management)Eastern Washington (Best Membership)Washington DC (Best Meetings and Programs)Large Local SectionsIdaho (Meritorious)International Local SectionsJapan (Best Meetings and Programs, Best Section Management)
FFTF OperationsMaintenanceEngineeringin recognition of disciplined defueling operations and storage operations of spent mixed oxide fuel
Christopher L. Castrianni
G. Robert Odette
Bernadette L. KirkMartine Griffon-Fouco
Hyman G. RickoverRobert R. SeidelUnited States Naval Nuclear Propulsion ProgramGerald Woodcock
Pierre LecocqHerve Freslon
Ambassador Richard T. Kennedy
Raymond W. Durante
Marilyn D. Weber
GraduateGeorgia Institute of TechnologyL. aldridge, R. Beilke, L. Bryson, E. Davidson, T. Deterding, J. Evans, E. Fort, R. Jeffcoat, S. Klima, M. McLain, A. Nielsen, M. O'Neill, G. Poe, H. Rehman, B. Rose, G. Roach, A. Rodriguez, R. Still, D. Thomas, M. ValenzanoUniversity of TennesseeL. Attieh, D. Bentizinger, L. Berg, D. Evans, D. Pointer, M. WyattUndergraduatePurdue UniversityMichael Bartel, Robert Miller, Benjamin WilsonUniversity of TennesseeW. Bird, S. Brame, C. Duck, M. Eakin, D. Ho
Harold W. Lewis
Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating StationGPU NuclearCrystal River 3Florida Power Corporation
Harold B. Ray Southern California Edison
Dr. Gerald C. Pomraning posthumouslyRafael B. Perez
Eugene P. Wilkinson