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2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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Route readiness elements in a large-scale spent nuclear fuel transportation system
The scale and duration of a national campaign to transport spent nuclear fuel (SNF) from commercial nuclear power plants around the United States would be unprecedented. A meticulous level of planning that considers many elements is needed to inspire public confidence and support.
Monday, May 16, 2022|6:00–9:30PM EDT
350 West Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
You just can’t beat dinner with a view. Enjoy fabulous views of the city skyline as we cruise the three Pittsburgh rivers: the Ohio, Allegheny, and Monongahela. You’ll be treated to beautiful scenery as we pass historic landmarks and other points of interest along the rivers. These dinner cruises are great for families, date night, or an evening out with friends.
The Gateway Clipper Fleet offers full-service bars with specialty cocktails served Pittsburgh-style! Beyond the bubbly, you’re sure to enjoy the dinner menu, including dishes like parmesan crusted chicken breast with sundried tomato, mashed potatoes, and vegetable paella rice pilaf. If barbecue is more your taste, you can’t miss our Chicken & Ribs Pittsburgh dinner cruise. We serve up spice rubbed pork ribs, chicken leg quarters, and three-cheese baked macaroni and cheese.
As you sit back and enjoy your meal, take in the beautiful riverside scenery and make memories with your loved ones. The Sunset Dinner Cruise offers the perfect opportunity to unwind after a long day. Another popular dine and cruise event is the Pittsburgh Wine Tasting, featuring wines from around the world.