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2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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The DRUM program: Cataloging America’s abandoned uranium mines
Based on a review of U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) records and available data from numerous agencies, there are an estimated 4,225 mines across the country that provided uranium ore to the U.S. government for defense-related purposes between 1947 and 1970. To aid in the cleanup of these legacy uranium mines and establish a record of their locations and current conditions, the Defense-Related Uranium Mines (DRUM) program was established within the Department of Energy’s Office of Legacy Management (LM).
Item ID: 700379|ISBN: 978-0-89448-702-6
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This technical program reflects the excitement of the nuclear renaissance being led by the construction of new plants at the nearby V.C. Summer and Vogtle plants. PSA 2013 contains approximately 200 full papers with the following topics of interest: risk-informing operations/regulation, human reliability analysis, dynamic PSA, fire PSA, next-generation reactors, PSA education and training, low-power and shutdown PSA, advances in PSA data, flooding PSA, safety margins and risk management, aging management insights for PSA, and small modular reactors.