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2023 ANS Winter Conference and Expo
November 12–15, 2023
Washington, D.C.|Washington Hilton
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NRC moves ahead on HALEU enrichment, rulemaking, and guidance
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is requesting comments on the regulatory basis for a proposed rule for light water reactor fuel designs featuring high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU), including accident tolerant fuel (ATF) designs, and on draft guidance for the environmental evaluation of ATFs containing uranium enriched up to 8 percent U-235. Some of the HALEU feedstock for those LWR fuels and for advanced reactor fuels could be produced within the first Category II fuel facility licensed by the NRC—Centrus Energy’s American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon, Ohio. On September 21, the NRC approved the start of enrichment operations in the plant’s modest 16-machine HALEU demonstration cascade.
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Session Chair: Miles van Noordennen|Alternate Chair: Nadia S. Glucksberg
Session Chairs: Leonel E. Lagos, Mitch W. Pryor
Session Chair: Nadia S. Glucksberg|Alternate Chair: Jay Peters
Session Chair: John Moon|Alternate Chair: Adam J. Carroll
Session Chair: Mark S. Campagna|Alternate Chair: Erhard W. Koehler
Session Chair: Genia McKinley|Alternate Chair: Anthony Abrahao
Session Chair: Leah Spradley Parks|Alternate Chair: Jay Peters
Session Chair: Brian E. O'Neil|Alternate Chair: Taskin Padir
Session Chairs: Lawrence E. Boing, Dustin G. Miller
Session Chairs: Leonel E. Lagos, Sungmoon Joo, Brian O'Neil
Session Chair: Mark S. Campagna|Alternate Chair: Lawrence E. Boing
Session Chair: Mitch W. Pryor|Alternate Chair: Young Soo Park
Session Chair: Erhard W. Koehler|Alternate Chair: Jay Peters
Session Chair: Young Soo Park|Alternate Chair: Mitch W. Pryor
Session Chair: Anthony Abrahao|Alternate Chair: Mackenson Telusma