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November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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Hanford completes wastewater basin work to support tank waste treatment
Record-breaking heat and the vast size of the job did not stop the Department of Energy’s Office of River Protection and its tank operations contractor, Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS), from completing a construction project critical to the Hanford Site’s Direct-Feed Low-Activity Waste program for treating radioactive tank waste.
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Michael L. Corradini
University of Wisconsin - Madison (Best Section)Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Honorable Mention)
W. David Pointer
Dr. Hans K. Fauske
Leonard J. Koch
Small Local SectionsNortheastern New York Local Section (Best Membership)Connecticut Local Section (Best Meetings and Programs, Best Section Management)Trinity Local Section (Best Public Information)Large Local SectionsSavannah River Local Section (Best Meetings and Programs)Idaho Local Section (Best Public Information, Best Membership, Best Section Management)
Ronald Allen Knief
Dr. Kyoung O. Lee
Lance L. Snead
Meredith J. AngwinSrikumar BanerjeeNuclear Engineering Department U. C. BerkeleyJacques BouchardJames O. Ellis Jr.Benjamin HoltzmanShreyans Kumar JainSharon KerrickSalomon LevyWilliam D. Magwood IVBrett D. RampalHoward C. Shaffer IIIKristine L. Svinicki
Richard E. Faw
Aris S. Candris
Margaret E. Harding
Patricia A. SchroederElizabeth Briggs Johnson (posthumously)
GraduateMichiganSteven Brown, Alexis Kaplan, and Joseph KarbowskiUndergraduateUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonAidan Boyle, Mary Alice Cusentino, Matthew King, and Amanda LangTexas A&M UniversityChristopher Chance, Steven Smiley, James Tutt, and Christopher WeberMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyRuaridh R. MacDonald, Alex Salazar, Derek A. Sutherland, and Aditi Verma
William E. Vesely
North Anna Power Station Dominion Virginia Power
Keith Moser (Exelon Corporation)
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