U.S. Global Nuclear Leadership Through Export-Driven Engagement

By Art Wharton The latest American Nuclear Society board-approved Position Statement (PS83) is titled “U.S. Global Nuclear Leadership Through Export-Driven Engagement.” This statement highlights a paradigm shift that is occurring Continue Reading →

The future of nuclear at #MOXChat

By Laura Scheele On September 11, the National Nuclear Security Administration (U.S. Department of Energy) hosted a public meeting in Chattanooga, Tenn., concerning its Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the disposition Continue Reading →

Call to Action: Public hearing on MOX fuel tonight in Chattanooga

WHO:           American Nuclear Society members in the Tennessee Valley region WHAT:        Public hearing on the use of mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel technologies for surplus plutonium disposition—Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement WHEN:        Today, Tuesday, Continue Reading →

Dr. G. Ivan Maldonado presents ANS comments at TVA Board hearing

On August 16, G. Ivan Maldonado, PhD, Associate Professor of Nuclear Engineering with the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, attended a Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board Meeting on behalf of the American Continue Reading →

ANS Man vs. the Anti-Nuclear Zombie Plague

        By Dave Pointer I grew up in the green rolling hills of east Tennessee and graduated from the University of Tennessee. Photo by Wade Rackley/Tennessee Journalist Continue Reading →

Implications of improved radiation protection standards for Fukushima evacuees

By Rod Adams The American Nuclear Society’s annual meeting for 2012 included a President’s Special Session titled Low-Level Radiation & Its Implications for Fukushima Recovery (Warning—the link leads to a Continue Reading →