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Fuel Cycle & Waste Management
Devoted to all aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle including waste management, worldwide. Division specific areas of interest and involvement include uranium conversion and enrichment; fuel fabrication, management (in-core and ex-core) and recycle; transportation; safeguards; high-level, low-level and mixed waste management and disposal; public policy and program management; decontamination and decommissioning environmental restoration; and excess weapons materials disposition.
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.
Monday, November 16, 2020|5:00–6:30PM (6:00–7:30PM EST)
Listen to lightning talks about fuel cycle analysis, molten salt reactors, and extended storage & transportation of used nuclear fuel. Keep your Bingo Card (to be provided) close at hand and listen for those key words! Yes, there will be prizes—The first three to get BINGO will earn gift cards to Starbucks, Amazon, and Chick-Fil-A! After the lightning talks, stay and break out into smaller, more dynamic groups for small roundtable discussions and to network with like-minded ANSers.
Andrei Rykhlevskii (University of Illinois)
Prakash Narayanan (Orano)
Ted Besmann (University of South Carolina)
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Attachment — FCWMD Virtual Bingo