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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 THD
Friday, December 3, 2021|10:00–11:45AM EST |Columbia 12
Xu Wu (NC State Univ.)
Igor Bolotnov (NC State Univ.)
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Surface Roughness Modeling for Transformational Challenge Reactor Fuel Form
Justin Weinmeister (ORNL)
System-Level Simulation of the PBMR-400 Core with SAM
Zhiee Jhia Ooi (ANL), Ling Zou (ANL), Thanh Hua (ANL), Rui Hu (ANL)
CFD Investigation of Thermal Behavior of NBSR Thermal Shield Model Under Various Cooling Conditions
Manikanta Grandhi (Texas A&M Univ.-Kingsville), Xue Yang (Texas A&M Univ.-Kingsville)
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