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February 8, 2008

The U.S. Nuclear Renaissance and the Challenges It Presents

William Burchill
(Texas A&M)

Dr. Burchill will discuss the factors that are producing the renaissance of nuclear power in the United States, the current status of that renaissance, and the challenges that it presents. These challenges include re-establishing the United States nuclear infrastructure, addressing
proliferation concerns, building public confidence, licensing the Yucca Mountain High Level Waste Repository, and closing the nuclear fuel cycle.

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