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Human Factors, Instrumentation & Controls
Improving task performance, system reliability, system and personnel safety, efficiency, and effectiveness are the division's main objectives. Its major areas of interest include task design, procedures, training, instrument and control layout and placement, stress control, anthropometrics, psychological input, and motivation.
2021 ANS Virtual Annual Meeting
June 14–16, 2021
The Standards Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of voluntary consensus standards that address the design, analysis, and operation of components, systems, and facilities related to the application of nuclear science and technology. Find out What’s New, check out the Standards Store, or Get Involved today!
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Sen. Manchin urges Biden to preserve U.S. nuclear fleet
Highlighting nuclear’s role in providing reliable power, reducing emissions, and addressing climate change, Sen. Joe Manchin (D., W.Va.) sent a letter to President Biden, urging him to support the continued operation of the United States’ civil nuclear fleet and prevent further plant closures. Manchin, chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, said that preventing the closure of existing nuclear power plants is critical to achieving emission reduction goals while ensuring a reliable grid.
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The Annual Products, Materials, and Services Directory (published within the Fall issue of Radwaste Solutions) lists nearly 400 worldwide companies that supply 168 products or services that are utilized by the specialized radioactive waste management and site cleanup and remediation segments of the nuclear industry.The Directory of Suppliers section provides contact information (by company/country) and indicates the products and services each industry vendor supplies or provides. The Product Listings section lists the 168 categories of products and services utilized by DOE cleanup and remediation sites and civilian decommissioning projects, as well as radioactive waste management projects in both the utility and nonpower/nongovernmental segments of the industry in the United States and internationally. Companies that are active within this segment of the power industry are listed under each product listing that is representative of their business or area of expertise.This issue also contains editorial features on Decontamination & Decommissioning and Environmental Remediation.