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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.
2022 ANS Annual Meeting
June 12–16, 2022
Anaheim, CA|Anaheim Hilton
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West Virginia Senate moves to end nuclear power ban
The West Virginia Senate voted 24–7 yesterday in favor of S.B. 4, which repeals sections of the state code banning the construction of nuclear power plants in West Virginia, according to an article in the Parkersburg News and Sentinel. The bill now heads to the House, which is considering a similar measure.
November 6–10, 2016
Nuclear Science & Technology: Imperatives for a Sustainable World
Las Vegas, NV|Caesars Palace
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The ANS Room block at Caesars Palace is now closed. Please call Caesar's Reservation Center at 866-227-5944 to check availability and pricing. Our meeting is listed as American Nuclear Society. You can also use our group code (SCANS6) to identify the correct room block.
Alvin Trivelpiece (Former Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Raymond J. Juzaitis (President, Retired, National Security Technologies, LLC)
Assistant General Chair:
Steven Curtis (Senior Program Manager, Readiness Resource Group)
Charles "Chip" Martin (Chief Nuclear Officer, National Security Technologies, LLC)
Assistant Program Chairs:
Elia Merzari (Principal Nuclear Engineer, Argonne National Laboratory)
Piyush Sabharwall (Nuclear Staff Researcher, Idaho National Laboratory)
Embedded Topical Meeting
Finis Southworth (Consultant, NGNP Industry Alliance)
David Petti (Scientific/Engineering Fellow, Idaho National Laboratory)