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PNNL Research Economist Invited to Serve on Standards Committee Working Group

Guidelines to be developed for projecting future populations surrounding nuclear reactor sites

July 2017

PNNL senior research economist Dave Anderson was recently invited by colleagues at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to serve on a working group of the American Nuclear Society Environmental and Siting Consensus Committee. His subject matter expertise in the areas of socioeconomics, environmental justice, and land use and his many years of environmental siting and regulatory support make Anderson well-suited to supporting this effort.

PNNL Partnership with Nuclear Regulatory Commission Highlighted by Annual Meeting

Environmental Infrastructure Program Meeting looks to streamline review process and accelerate new reactor licensing

June 2017

PNNL hosted U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff in early June 2017 to discuss ways to streamline the NRC environmental review process which will ultimately help accelerate the licensing of new reactors.

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