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November 16–19, 2020
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ANS members approve amendment adding YMG rep to board of directors
The American Nuclear Society will include a representative from the Young Members Group on its Board of Directors after ANS members voted this week overwhelmingly in favor of amending Article B6 of the ANS bylaws. The change was mandated by Objective Outcome 5 of the ANS Change Plan 2020.
To keep the number of directors at 16, the approved amendment decreased the number of non–U.S. resident directors from three to two.
Educational Session|Sponsored by Regulatory Relations
Tuesday, August 11, 2020|11:00AM–12:30PM (12:00–1:30PM EDT)
Greg Robison (Duke Power)
Maxwell Daniels (IAEA)
In late-2019 and early-2020, the NRC approved the first two subsequent license renewal (SLR) applications to allow operation up to 80 years. This marks a major achievement for this new regulatory process. This early success of the SLR regulatory process is due to innovative approaches by both the NRC and the utility applicants. This session will include a summary of the efforts that led up to the submittal and approval of the first SLR applications, lessons learned, and planning insights for future SLR applicants.
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