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Decommissioning plans submitted for Byron, Dresden
In what could be viewed as a rather pointed message to Illinois lawmakers that time is running out to pass legislation providing a lifeline to the state’s Byron and Dresden nuclear plants, Exelon Generation this morning announced that it would file post-shutdown decommissioning activities reports (PSDARs) today with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The PSDARs detail long-term site restoration plans for the facilities, both of which are scheduled to shut down for good this fall—first Byron, in September, then Dresden, in November.
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Over 130 papers were submitted for the 20th Topical Meeting of the Radiation Protection and Shielding Division (RPSD 2018). Some of the topics include Monte Carlo methods, deterministic methods, experimental verification and validation, facilities, low does radiation, medical physics, radiation protection, health physics, and uncertainty quantification and sensitivity analysis.