The April issue of Nuclear News magazine is available in hard copy and electronically (click ‘ANS Members’ or ‘Subscribers’ in left column for full issue). This issue features a special section “Outage Management” with these feature articles:
- Ken Sturtecky: Keys to outage success, interview by Michael McQueen
- Beaver Valley-2: Replacing fuel and low-pressure turbines
- Darlington’s new CANDU refurbishment hub, by Dick Kovan
More underground storage tanks at Hanford Site found to be leaking; Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety board finds vulnerabilities in spent fuel storage at Savannah river Site; Obama nominates Ernest Moniz to head DOE, Gina McCarthy to head EPA; NRC approves amendments for Vogtle and Summer basemat concrete; Renaissance Watch: an update on developments that may lead to new power reactors; NRC upholds UniStar license denial; Three new issues added to Fort Calhoun restart checklist; Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards approves safety review for Limerick’s license renewal application; Canadian government to engage private sector in management of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited’s nuclear laboratories; Referendum may decide fate of Taiwan’s Lungmen nuclear power plant; United Kingdom’s Parliament sets out challenges for nuclear new-build program; Canadian government backs three new projects to produce Technetium-99m using particle accelerators; HTGR simulator to be installed at Oregon State University; Global Laser Enrichment submits proposal to DOE for laser enrichment plant at Paducah site; NRC says construction of Savannah River Site’s Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility proceeding acceptably; an NRC regulatory issue summary addresses effects of sequestration on operations. And there is much more.