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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.
Ersel A. Evans
Jeffrey D. Lewins
Elmer E. Lewis
Alan D. Swain
Small Local SectionsOak Ridge / Knoxville (Best Membership)Savannah River (Best Meetings & Programs)Colorado (Best Public Info and Education, Best Section Management, Best Overall)Large Local SectionsIdaho (Best Overall)
James J. Laidler
Intense Pulsed Neutron Source at Argonne National Laboratory Approved September
Donald R. HoffmanJohn W. Landis
Richard G. Helmer
Weston M. Stacey
Michael J. Wright
GraduateUniversity of TennesseeWeley Williams, Ke Zhao, Baofu Lu, Andrew Szaflarski, Peter KimUndergraduateGeorgia Institute of TechnologyG.P. Kessler, L.M. Kirby, A.N. Mauer, J.J. Noble, D.M. Stopp, D.S. UlevichMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyIan J. Parrish, Paige Hopewell, Victoria Anderson, Mark Laughter, ishani TrivedaUniversity of California-BerkeleyD. Wongsawaeng, D. Cash, I. Byers, B. Tran
Dr. Mordecai RosenStefano Atzeni
Bal Raj Sehgal
McGuire Nuclear StationDuke Power CompanyWatts Bar Nuclear PlantTennessee Valley Authority
Roy A. Anderson Nuclear Management Company
Daniel G. Cacuci
William R. Stratton