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2021 ANS Virtual Annual Meeting
June 14–16, 2021
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Sen. Manchin urges Biden to preserve U.S. nuclear fleet
Highlighting nuclear’s role in providing reliable power, reducing emissions, and addressing climate change, Sen. Joe Manchin (D., W.Va.) sent a letter to President Biden, urging him to support the continued operation of the United States’ civil nuclear fleet and prevent further plant closures. Manchin, chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, said that preventing the closure of existing nuclear power plants is critical to achieving emission reduction goals while ensuring a reliable grid.
October 29–November 2, 2017
Generations in Collaboration: Building for Tomorrow
Washington, DC|Marriott Wardman Park
Ty Troutman (General Manager, Bechtel Nuclear, Security & Environmental)
Assistant General Chair:
Desmond Chan (Chief Technology Officer, Bechtel)
Kenneth Geelhood (Senior Research Engineer, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
Assistant Program Chair:
Elia Merzari (Nuclear Engineer, Argonne National Laboratory)
Embedded Topical Meeting
October 28, 2017
Brett Rampal (Nuclear Engineer, NuScale Power, LLC)
Jitesh Kuntawala (Nuclear Engineer, Duke Energy)
Catherine Perego (Nuclear Engineer, Westinghouse Electric Company)