By Adam Hoffman The subject of plutonium disposition has a long history that dates back to the end of the Cold War, combining complex technical, policy, and diplomatic issues. A Continue Reading →
In September 2012, American Nuclear Society members in the Tennessee Valley area turned out in record numbers to support an ANS presence at a public hearing in order to inform Continue Reading →
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 →
The draft SEIS meeting for disposition of surplus weapons plutonium in MOX fuel started out relatively smoothly—lots (and I mean lots) of pro-nuclear folks in the room; my initial estimates would Continue Reading →
A quick shot of the ANS member room before the open house kicked off – students in the royal blue t-shirts are with the Chattanooga State ANS Student Section.
Hi folks, Steve Skutnik here—you may know me from The Neutron Economy blog. I’m also currently an assistant professor of nuclear engineering at the University of Tennessee. I’ll be here Continue Reading →
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 →