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2021 ANS Virtual Annual Meeting
June 14–17, 2021
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2021 ANS Virtual Annual Meeting: The state of U.S. HLW management
It has been almost 40 years since the Nuclear Waste Policy Act established a program for the safe, permanent disposal of the nation’s used nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste, yet at reactor sites across the country, used fuel and HLW continue to languish, with seemingly no solution in sight.
Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar, PhDANS President 2020-2021
Dr. Thomas ZachariaOak Ridge National LaboratoryDirector
Craig H. PiercyANS Executive Director/CEO
Jennifer M. GranholmSecretary of the U.S. Department of Energy
Rita BaranwalElectric Power Research InstituteVice President and Chief Nuclear Officer
Jeffrey B. GuldnerChairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive OfficerPinnacle West Capital Corp.
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive OfficerArizona Public Service Company
Christopher T. HansonU.S. Nuclear Regulatory CommissionChairman
Maria KorsnickNuclear Energy InstitutePresident and Chief Executive Officer
Chris LevesqueTerraPowerPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Jeffrey (Jeff) J. LyashPresident and Chief Executive OfficerTennessee Valley Authority
Mark P. MillsSenior Fellow, Manhattan InstituteFaculty Fellow, Northwestern University McCormick School of EngineeringStrategic Partner, Montrose Lane
Clay SellX-energyChief Executive Officer
Michael ShellenbergerAuthor "Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All"Environmental ProgressPresident
Jay WilemanPresident and CEOGE Hitachi Nuclear Energy
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