Priorities for 2012 in Vermont Politics

By Howard Shaffer Vermont’s “Citizen Legislature” meets from January to May/June. During this term, the major issue is Hurricane Irene and its aftermath. The hurricane caused major devastation, but, thankfully, Continue Reading →

Small Modular Reactors on Military Installations?

By William J. Barattino (This article summarizes a paper presented by the author at the ASME 2011 Small Modular Reactors Symposium) Federal agencies have been directed by public laws and Continue Reading →

Full agenda for National Nuclear Science Week 2012

National Nuclear Science Week—a week-long celebration to focus local, regional, and national interest on all aspects of nuclear science—has nearly arrived! On January 23-27, events and activities will be held Continue Reading →

Nuclear News and the new year

The January issue of Nuclear News magazine is available in hard copy and electronically for American Nuclear Society members (must enter ANS user name and password in Member Center). The Continue Reading →

GE-Hitachi proposes to burn U.K. plutonium stockpile

An advanced reactor could be used to consume 112 tonnes of weapons grade material By Dan Yurman GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy has proposed to the U.K. government to build an Continue Reading →