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2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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Feedback from nuclear sector to inform hearing on NRC licensing process
Leaders of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce last month sent letters to a variety of nuclear sector stakeholders requesting input in preparation for a June 14 hearing titled “Oversight of NRC: Ensuring Efficient and Predictable Nuclear Safety Regulation for a Prosperous America.” (The hearing will be livestreamed at https://energycommerce.house.gov/.)
“We invite you to submit to the committee information and recommendations to improve the licensing review and approval process, as well as the oversight of NRC licensees,” the lawmakers wrote. “We are interested in NRC activities involving the licensing and oversight of today’s operating reactors, as well as the siting, licensing, construction, and oversight of advanced nuclear reactor technologies.” The letter also noted the committee’s interest in “improving NRC efficiency, management of regulatory costs and fees, public health and safety, staff effectiveness and culture, collaboration with the Department of Energy, and international activities.”
Technical Session|Sponsored by ETWDD
Wednesday, December 1, 2021|4:20–5:45PM EST |Georgetown West
Andrew R. Griffith
Cathy S. Dixon
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Update on the Ongoing Ultra-Small Modular Reactor Design Project
Naiki Kaffezakis (Georgia Institute of Technology), Dan Kotlyar (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Facile Oxide to Chalcogenide Conversion for Actinides Using the Boron-Chalcogen Mixture Method
Logan S. Breton (Univ. of South Carolina), Vladislav V. Klepov (Univ. of South Carolina), Hans-Conrad zur Loye (Univ. of South Carolina)
Disorder in Ho2Ti2-xZrxO7: Pyrochlore to Defect Fluorite Solid Solution Series
Devon Drey (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville), Eric O'Quinn (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville), Maik Lang (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville)
Phase Evolution in Annealed U-22.5 at.% Zr and U-52.8 at.% Zr Foils Characterized with Scanning Electron Microscopy and In-Situ Neutron Diffraction
W. J. Williams (INL), S. C. Vogel (LANL), M. A. Okuniewski (Purdue Univ.)
A Machine Learning Regression Approach for Pulse Shape Discrimination in Organic Scintillators
Matthew Durbin (Penn State Univ.), Marc Wonders (PNNL), Marek Flaska (Penn State Univ.), Azaree Lintereur (Univ. of Utah)
Toward a Broader Understanding of the Transitional Speciation in the Actinide-Lanthanide Separation Process
Gabriela Picayo (Colorado School of Mines), Mark Jensen (Colorado School of Mines)
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