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The Radiation Protection and Shielding Division is developing and promoting radiation protection and shielding aspects of nuclear science and technology — including interaction of nuclear radiation with materials and biological systems, instruments and techniques for the measurement of nuclear radiation fields, and radiation shield design and evaluation.
2021 ANS Virtual Annual Meeting
June 14–16, 2021
The Standards Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of voluntary consensus standards that address the design, analysis, and operation of components, systems, and facilities related to the application of nuclear science and technology. Find out What’s New, check out the Standards Store, or Get Involved today!
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Consultant recommends subsidies for Exelon plants
A research and consulting firm hired by Illinois governor J. B. Pritzker’s administration to scrutinize the financial fitness of Exelon’s Byron and Dresden nuclear plants approves of limited state subsidies for the facilities, according to a redacted version of the firm’s report made available yesterday.
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TerraPower is a leading nuclear innovation company that strives to solve the world’s toughest problems in energy, climate and human health through nuclear energy and science. It is an established incubator and developer of ideas and technologies that offer energy independence, environmental sustainability, medical advancement and other cutting-edge opportunities. Behind each of its innovations, technologies and programs, TerraPower’s talented and growing team brings together diverse perspectives to achieve the original impetus defined when Bill Gates and a group of like-minded visionaries founded the company: the private sector needed to take action in developing advanced nuclear answers for pressing global needs. Learn more about TerraPower and career opportunities to help build the clean energy future at https://terrapower.com/.
Thursday, April 8, 2021|2:00–3:00PM (3:00–4:00PM EDT)