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2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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The Civil Nuclear Credit Program: An overview
Officially established on November 15, 2021, with the signing of the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act—aka the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, or BIL—the Department of Energy’s Civil Nuclear Credit Program was designed to give owners/operators of commercial U.S. reactors the opportunity to apply for certification and competitively bid on credits to help support the continued operation of economically troubled units. Finally, the federal government, and not just certain farsighted state governments, would recognize nuclear energy for its important grid reliability and decarbonization attributes.
Thursday, November 11, 2021|12:40–2:40PM EST
Jeffrey Julius (Jensen Hughes)
James Chang (NRC)
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Benchmarking IDHEAS-ECA Using Data From the Presidential Election Recounts
Yung Hsien James Chang (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission)
A Framework to Extrapolate and Evaluate Human Reliability Causal Models From Event Report Narratives
Andres Ruiz-Tagle (Univ. of Maryland), Vincent P. Paglioni (Univ. of Maryland), Enrique Lopez-Droguett (Univ. of California, Los Angeles), Katrina M. Groth (Univ. of Maryland)
Feasibility of the TACOM Measure as a Yardstick to Identify the Level of Task Complexities Under a Procedure Guided Task Environment
Jinkyun Park (KAERI), Inseok Jang (KAERI), Yochan Kim (KAERI)
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A Taxonomy and Meta-Analysis Template for Combining Disparate Data to Understand the Effect of Digital Environments on Human Reliability
Mary Presley (EPRI), Ronald Boring (INL), Thomas Ulrich (INL), Heather Medema (INL), Jeremy Mohon (INL), Marialaura Delvecchio (Institute for Energy Technology), Salvatore Massaiu (Institute for Energy Technology), Andreas Bye (Institute for Energy Technology), Jinkyun Park (KAERI), Yochan Kim (KAERI), Jeffrey A. Julius (Jensen Hughes)
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