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The mission of the Decommissioning and Environmental Sciences (DES) Division is to promote the development and use of those skills and technologies associated with the use of nuclear energy and the optimal management and stewardship of the environment, sustainable development, decommissioning, remediation, reutilization, and long-term surveillance and maintenance of nuclear-related installations, and sites. The target audience for this effort is the membership of the Division, the Society, and the public at large.
2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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Environmental Management: GAO Report Shows Mission Far From Complete
This spring, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released an insightful report reviewing and summarizing the status and performance of the largest projects and operations within the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (EM), which is responsible for the cleanup of hazardous and radioactive waste at sites and facilities that have been contaminated from decades of nuclear weapons production and nuclear energy research.
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Session Chairs: Theresa E. Cutler, Catherine M. Percher
Session Chairs: Nicolas Thompson, Jesson D. Hutchinson
Session Chairs: Luiz C. Leal, Christopher M. Perfetti
El Capitan A
Session Chairs: Deborah A. Hill, Benjamin Martin
Session Chairs: Liam Payne, Konner Casanova
Session Chairs: Leah Berman, Dallas Moser
Session Chairs: William J. Marshall, Jennifer L. Alwin
Session Chairs: David K. Hayes, Michael L. Zerkle
Session Chairs: Dale B. Lancaster, Olivier Ravat
Session Chairs: John D. Bess, Coralie Carmouze
San Simeon B
Session Chairs: Amber J. McCarthy, Kirk D. Atkinson
Session Chairs: Kermit A. Bunde, Shauntay Coleman
Session Chairs: Justin B. Clarity, Kaushik Banerjee
Session Chairs: Theresa Cutler, Alfie O'Neill
Session Chairs: Matthieu Duluc, Alex Salazar
Session Chairs: Nicholas Thompson, Kelsey Amundson
Session Chairs: Mark Neeley, David P. Heinrichs
Session Chairs: Nicolas Leclaire, David E. Ames
Session Chairs: Michael E. Rising, Rae Bruenderman