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Fuel Cycle & Waste Management
Devoted to all aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle including waste management, worldwide. Division specific areas of interest and involvement include uranium conversion and enrichment; fuel fabrication, management (in-core and ex-core) and recycle; transportation; safeguards; high-level, low-level and mixed waste management and disposal; public policy and program management; decontamination and decommissioning environmental restoration; and excess weapons materials disposition.
2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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Zaporizhzhia the focus of Grossi interview
The ongoing, tense situation surrounding the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine was the subject of a recent interview with International Atomic Energy Agency director general Rafael Mariano Grossi when he appeared on CBS's 60 Minutes program.
The Zaporizhzhia facility is in an area of Ukraine that became occupied by Russian forces in late February 2022. Though Ukrainian staff remain at the now mostly idle plant, artillery shells have repeatedly landed at and near the plant over the past several months, with Ukrainian officials—along with many Western media outlets—blaming Russia, while Russian officials and media blame Ukraine.
Action from the IAEA: Following months of negotiations with both sides, inspectors from the IAEA, led by Grossi, finally visited the site in late August and early September, and the agency has been monitoring the situation since then with an observation mission at the site. In the interview, which aired on November 20, Grossi did not attribute blame for the shelling to either side.
Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division Two-part Series
October 21, 2021|12:00–1:30PM (1:00–2:30PM EDT)
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Part I of the ANS Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division's two-part series on the nuclear fuel cycle, "Beyond Reactors: Understanding The Nuclear Fuel Cycle" featured an expert panel that provided a step-by-step overview of the fuel cycle from beginning to end. Part II will dive deeper into the people behind the scenes on Thursday, October 28, 1:00 - 2:30 pm EDT, with “The Faces of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle & Waste Management.” Register for Part II separately.
Presentation Slides - Sven Bader
Presentation Slides - Christina Leggett
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