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The mission of the Decommissioning and Environmental Sciences (DES) Division is to promote the development and use of those skills and technologies associated with the use of nuclear energy and the optimal management and stewardship of the environment, sustainable development, decommissioning, remediation, reutilization, and long-term surveillance and maintenance of nuclear-related installations, and sites. The target audience for this effort is the membership of the Division, the Society, and the public at large.
2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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Illinois governor signs energy bill aiding nuclear plants
In an hour-long ceremony held yesterday at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium amid some fanfare (it included an appearance by lizards, a snake, and a penguin), Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (S.B. 2408). The bill is a sweeping overhaul of the state’s energy policies aimed at phasing out fossil-fuel power generation and placing Illinois on a path to become a 100 percent carbon-free energy producer by 2050.
June 17–21, 2018
Driving the Future of Nuclear Technology
Philadelphia, PA|Marriott Philadelphia Downtown
To make hotel accommodations, go to ANS Annual Meeting housing link: Marriott Philadelphia Downtown no later than Friday, May 25, 2018. In order to receive the special group discounted rate of $254, mention that you are attending the 2018 ANS Annual Meeting.
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Krishna P. Singh (CEO, Holtec International)
Assistant General Chairs:
Myron Kaczmarsky (Senior Director of Sales, Holtec International)
Joy Russell (V.P. Corporate Business Development, Holtec International)
Martin Sattison (Division Director, Idaho National Laboratory)
Assistant Program Chair:
Nicholas R. Brown (Assistant Professor of Nuclear Engineering, Pennsylvania State University)
Embedded Topical Meeting
Kurt A. Terrani (Staff Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Heather J. MacLean Chichester (Nuclear Engineer, Idaho National Laboratory)
Giovanni Pastore (Staff Scientist, Idaho National Laboratory)
Kevin G. Field (Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)