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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 Hill article: The nuclear industry is stifled
In an opinion piece published by The Hill, Tim Cavanaugh blasts the federal government for “quick-fix” and “half-hearted” efforts to retain existing nuclear power plants.
Cavanaugh, senior editor at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, adds that the U.S. nuclear energy industry is stifled by outmoded policies and suggests a number of policy changes to allow it to flourish and to “end a regulatory model that has starved the nuclear industry nearly to extinction.”
Renewable failures: Cavanaugh’s first suggestion is to acknowledge the failure of renewable energy sources like wind and solar, which “produce too little energy and are too unreliable to make a dent in our heat and electricity needs, even though taxpayers have spent billions of dollars on green pork.”
Item ID: 700413|ISBN: 978-0-89448-739-2
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The AccApp 2017 meeting contains over 50 full papers. The purpose of AccApp 2017 was to provide an international forum for discussing the various applications of particle accelerators. This meeting was focused upon the accelerators design and technology, accelerator facilities, materials, accelerators for monitoring environment radioisotopes, industrial application, accelerator-driven systems, high-power accelerators and high power spallation targets, accelerators in life sciences, and nuclear data.