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2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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ANS Winter Meeting: Addressing the spent fuel dilemma
The President’s Special Session at the 2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo, held Thursday morning, explored the current impasse over the management of spent nuclear fuel in the United States, with leaders from Congress and representatives from the Department of Energy and the U.S. Government Accountability Office sharing the work they are doing in an effort to break that impasse.
Bader Almutairi (Missouri S&T, Kuwait Inst. Sci. Res.), Dinesh Kumar (FAEC, Uppsala Univ.), Tuhfatur Ridwan (Cambridge), Syed Bahauddin Alam (FAEC, Rhode Island Nucl. Sci. Centre), Geoff Parks (Cambrige), Cameron S. Goodwin (Rhode Island Nucl. Sci. Centre), Shoaib Usman (Missouri S&T)
Transactions | Volume 120 | Number 1 | June 2019 | Pages 875-878