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2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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Effort to overturn Montana’s pronuclear law advances
A Montana citizens group received the go-ahead this week to collect signatures for a ballot initiative that could wind up repealing a recently enacted law that allows the state legislature to okay the construction of nuclear power facilities without direct input from the public.
Thursday, April 8, 2021|1:00–2:00PM (2:00–3:00PM EDT)|Room 1
Shannon M. Bragg-Sitton (INL)
Edward Chen (NC State Univ.)
William Dawn (NCSU)
National laboratories have been largely responsible for the development and implementation of groundbreaking and novel technologies that are the cornerstone of nuclear science and technology. In this panel, the differences between a career in industry, academia, or at a national lab will be discussed. Additionally, the panelists will share insight on why and how to pursue a career in a national laboratory.
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