ANS members to vote on bylaws amendment

September 10, 2020, 12:42PMANS News

As mandated by the ANS Change Plan 2020, ANS has submitted proposed changes to Article B6 of the ANS bylaws to the membership for a vote. The proposed changes were approved unanimously by the Board of Directors and, if approved by the membership, will fulfill Objective Outcome 5 of the change plan.

IAEA seeks source of radioisotopes detected over Northern Europe

June 30, 2020, 9:19AMNuclear News

The International Atomic Energy Agency has emphasized that elevated concentrations of cesium-134, cesium-137, and ruthenium-103 recently detected over Northern Europe pose no risk to human health or the environment, even as the agency continues to investigate their origin.

DFC plans to lift ban on nuclear plant financing

June 12, 2020, 2:30PMNuclear News

The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has initiated a 30-day public notice and comment period on a proposed change to the agency’s Environmental and Social Policy and Procedures that would allow it to consider support for nuclear power projects, according to a June 10 press release. Currently, DFC is specifically prohibited from offering support for such projects.