The September issue of Nuclear News magazine is available in hard copy and electronically for American Nuclear Society members (click 'ANS Members' in left column).
The September issue contains the feature article: "Hybrid baseload nuclear power for variable electricity and fuels" by Charles Forsberg.
This issue also features a Special Report on the 2012 ANS Annual Meeting, including coverage of the International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP 2012) and the embedded topical meeting on Decommissioning, Decontamination, and Reutilization (DD&R 2012).
Other news in this issue: NRC issues bulletin on off-site power vulnerability; Basemat concrete work for new Vogtle reactors allowed pending NRC review of amendment request; Three reactors to receive more NRC oversight, one less; A status report on license renewal and power uprates; Defect indications found in Belgium's Doel-3 reactor vessel; Three antiwar/antinuclear activists breach security at Y-12 National Security Complex; Finland's Olkiluoto-3 start date delayed until 2015; Department of Energy awards nearly $13 million in nuclear energy innovation grants; Spent fuel at La Crosse site transferred to dry cask storage; Chicago Bridge & Iron acquires the Shaw Group; Bechtel signs agreement with China Nuclear Power Engineering Corporation; NEA/IAEA publication Uranium 2011: Resources, Production and Demand predicts that uranium supply will be able to meet projected demand; NRC revises regulations regarding the distribution of sealed radiation sources containing by-product material; New ANSI/ANS standard published... And there is much more.
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