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2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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After decades of relinquishing its value and return on investment as “emission-free” electricity generation, segments of the nuclear industry are pursuing actions in several states to secure emission credits for avoiding greenhouse gas emissions. To harmonize electricity market stability and greenhouse gas emission reduction goals, states such as New York and New Jersey have enacted programs to award zero emission credits (ZECs) to nuclear plants for their emission-free output.
Dearly earned and too long forgone, air emission credits have been the economic birthright of the nuclear industry since the passage of the 1990 Clean Air Act (CAA) amendments, when emission control capability first became a tradable commodity. Yet it took until 2016 for ratepayers and shareholders to receive even a small fraction of this valuable return on investment.
Historically, a complimentary copy of the June issue of Nuclear News magazine would be made available to all ANS annual meeting attendees and NPIC&HMIT exhibitors at registration.
Since we are unable to gather live, we are allowing open-access to this issue.
Download the June 2021 issue of Nuclear News
Published since 1959, Nuclear News is the monthly membership magazine of the American Nuclear Society. With nearly 11,000 readers throughout 54 countries, it is recognized as the flagship trade publication serving the worldwide nuclear community. Articles discuss new innovations and technologies in the areas of plant operations, maintenance and security; policy and legislation issues; international developments; waste management and fuel; and business and contract award news. Also covered are research and nonpower applications of nuclear science and technology, including nuclear medicine, food irradiation, and space nuclear applications.
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