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2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 16–19, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
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Finland in Front: The World’s Likely First Spent Fuel Repository Moves Toward Licensing
The year 2024 is shaping up to be a historic one for Posiva, the waste management organization owned by Finland’s two nuclear power plant utilities, Fortum and Teollisuuden Voima. The company is looking to receive regulatory approval of its operating license for the Onkalo deep geological repository for high-level radioactive waste by the end of the year.
Friday, April 9, 2021|1:30–2:30PM EDT
Robert B. Hayes
Edward Chen (NC State Univ.)
Jacob Weinberg (NCSU)
A major concern for the general public and in the nuclear industry is the storage and disposal of used nuclear fuel and radioactive waste. Initiatives to turn spent nuclear waste into new fuel or into glass ceramics has recently grown interest as alternative post-processing methods. Join Dr. Hayes, Dr. Turinsky, and Mr. Nesbit to learn about how the US is currently managing radioactive waste, the potential job and career opportunities available in this sector, as well as research opportunities in the DOE complex.
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