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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.
William E. Kastenberg
James Paul Holloway
Small Local SectionsColorado (Best Membership, Best Meetings and Programs)Chicago (Best Public Information and Education)Virginia (Best Section Management)Large Local SectionsSavannah River (Best Meetings and Programs)East Washington (Best Public Information and Education)Colorado (Best Overall)
Jonathan R.D. Earnhart
Gary H. Rinehart
Michigan Memorial Phoenix ProjectAnn ArborMI Approved SeptemberUniversity of Florida Training Reactor (UFTR)GainesvilleFL Approved September
Kathryn A. McCarthy
East Carolinas Local SectionWilliam D. Magwood IVNational Institute of Standards and TechnologyRonald PackardEmmy L.A. RoosMary Gerry White
Lane A. Bray
Daniel G. Cacuci
Senator Pete V. Domenici
Barth DoroshukJohn RycynaMarvin BowmanDonis Shaw
William C. Hopkins
GraduateUniversity of TennesseeB.J. Marshall, Aleksey UrmanovUndergraduateNorth Carolina State UniversityStacy ParkerUniversity of TennesseeClint Chedester, Jason Hasis, Ben Smith, Jeff TaysPurdue UniversityMichael A. Csernak, Michael A. Jones, Joseph R. Fernandez, Tomasz Kozlowski
Bal Raj Segal
H.B. Robinson Nuclear Generating StationCarolina Power & Light CompanySequoyah Nuclear PlantTennessee Valley Authority
James P. O'Hanlon Dominion Energy
Michael M.R. Williams
Oliver D. Kingsley, Jr.