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April 8–10, 2021
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Senate bill introduced to reestablish U.S. leadership in nuclear energy
The American Nuclear Infrastructure Act (ANIA), S. 4897, released as draft legislation in July and supported by a panel of energy experts at a Senate hearing in August, has been introduced in the Senate.
The bipartisan bill—sponsored by Sen. John Barrasso (R., Wyo.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), and cosponsored by Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (D., R.I.), Mike Crapo (R., Idaho), and Cory Booker (D., N.J.)—was introduced on November 16.
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The 2017 Nuclear Criticality Safety Division Topical Meeting contains 63 papers. The theme of the meeting was, "Criticality Safety--Pushing Boundaries by Modernizing and Integrating data, Methods, and Regulations.
Some topics of interest include: Validation/Applicability Studies, Burnup Credit, Storage, Transportation, and Disposal of Fissile Materials, Criticality Safety--General, Information Access, Qualification Programs, and Methods and Software Development.