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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.
Friday, April 9, 2021|4:30–5:15PM (5:30–6:15PM EDT)
Ni Kan (NCSU)
Edward Chen (NCSU)
David Holler (NCSU)
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Automated Radiological Release Device
Jacob P. Butler (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Justin Redding (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Alessandro F. Sáenz (Virginia Commonwealth University), Andrew Taylor (Virginia Commonwealth University), Braden Goddard (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.)
Travis J. Catina (United States Military Academy), Sean O. Fitzsimons (United States Military Academy), Megan Muffett (United States Military Academy), Thomas Parsons (United States Military Academy)
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