Hill Day

An Inside View: US Federal Government Approves Yet Another Nuclear Energy Plant for Construction

[Approx. Read Time: 2 minutes] Reference: http://www.power-eng.com/articles/2012/03/nrc-approve-col-for-vc-summer.html Julie Ezell, NA-YGN Member Six years out of college and I never dreamed I would be here - working on a project to license and construct two new nuclear units. Working at SCE&G has afforded me the opportunity to be involved in many aspects of the project.  I was part of the team t...

30 Mar 3:10 PM 9 Read More...

American Nuclear Society Visits Capitol Hill

[Approx. Read Time: 2 minutes] On Thursday, November 3rd, approximately 90 American Nuclear Society members ended their annual winter meeting with a Capitol Hill visit. Constituents from over 20 states visited with their elected officials and their staffers to promote nuclear energy. Pictured from L to R: Jennifer Varnedoe (Progress Energy), Eric Helin (GE Hitachi), Myron Koblansky (Westinghouse), Adam Nygaard...

16 Nov 10:34 AM 3 Read More...

2011 NA-YGN Annual Workshop Round-up

[Approx. Read Time - 3 minutes] In the heart of our nation's capital, young professionals from throughout North America gathered for the 2011 NA-YGN Annual Workshop. This was an amazing opportunity to redefine the understanding of nuclear power, as well as a chance to uncover a world of opportunities in the realistic future of green power generation. To describe the workshop without mentioning Fukushima Dai...

06 Jun 4:00 AM 2 Read More...

Resource Guide on Nuclear Energy for the 112th Congress

[Approx. Read Time: <1 minute] The Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) has posted a new section to their website dedicated to inform the 112th US Congress about nuclear energy and electricity: http://www.nei.org/112thcongress/ This new section condenses the main talking points about nuclear energy, such as economic benefits, with which members of congress might be concerned.  In addition to providing a basic edu...

11 Jan 4:00 AM 0 Read More...

NA-YGN Hill Day Effort a Success

(Approx. Read Time: 3 minutes) On September 15th and 16th, 2010, sixteen (16) NA-YGN members from AREVA offices in Charlotte, NC, Bethesda, MD, Fort Worth, TX, Lynchburg, VA and Marlborough, MA attended an NA-YGN “Hill Day” Event on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Prior to the trip, our NA-YGN sponsors and governmental affairs officials at AREVA, hosted several presentations that shared perspectives and pre...

01 Nov 4:00 AM 1 Read More...