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Fuel Cycle & Waste Management
Devoted to all aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle including waste management, worldwide. Division specific areas of interest and involvement include uranium conversion and enrichment; fuel fabrication, management (in-core and ex-core) and recycle; transportation; safeguards; high-level, low-level and mixed waste management and disposal; public policy and program management; decontamination and decommissioning environmental restoration; and excess weapons materials disposition.
2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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Maintaining RIPB in commercial LWRs
The new standard ANSI/ANS-30.3-2022, Light Water Reactor Risk-Informed, Performance-Based Design, has just been issued by the American Nuclear Society. Approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on July 21, 2022, the standard provides requirements for the incorporation of risk-informed, performance-based (RIPB) principles and methods into the nuclear safety design of commercial light water reactors. The process described in this standard establishes a minimum set of process requirements the designer must follow in order to meet the intent of this standard and appropriately combine deterministic, probabilistic, and performance-based methods during design development.
Career Fair Session
Thursday, April 8, 2021|2:00–3:00PM (3:00–4:00PM EDT)
Brooke Bates (Dominion Energy)
Greg Meinweiser (Dominion Representative)
Edward Chen (NC State Univ.)
Mohammed Shutayfi (NCSU)
Dominion Energy is an American power and energy company that operates in 18 states, from Connecticut to Georgia to California, offering clean, safe, reliable, and affordable energy to more than 7 million customers. Headquartered in Richmond, VA, we invest in the communities where we live and work, and protect our natural resources. Dominion has four operating nuclear power stations in Virginia, Connecticut, and South Carolina that makes up approximately 42 percent of Dominion's total electric generation. Our goal is to shape the future of energy in America
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