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U.S. Chamber of Commerce declares May their Nuclear Month

  There's one source of energy that will operate 24/7 - through heat waves or cold snaps - all while producing zero emissions. Seem incredible? That's just the start of what nuclear energy provides the U.S. Nuclear energy is powering the country with emissions-free electricity from 100 reactors located in 31 states across the U.S. Soon, five new reactors will be added to that list with the capacity to p...

15 May 1:25 PM 0 Read More...

NAYGN 10k Reflections - with NAYGN Founder Paul Wilson

NAYGN reaches 10,000 members! Over the next several weeks we will be posting interviews with key members who have made this milestone possible - please enjoy these reflections as we look back on our history. Paul Wilson is one of the seven founding members of the North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAYGN). He took a moment out of his busy day of academics to reflect on his involvement in NAYGN and the...

18 Sep 3:37 PM 1 Read More...

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...

Young Professionals in Nuclear Power Look Forward

[Approx. Read Time: 2 minutes] One year ago today, the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami struck Japan.  The tragic event resulted in 15,850 deaths, over 6000 injuries, more than 3000 missing and countless billions in property damage.  While this disaster weighed heavily upon the heart of so many, it particularly resonates with those of us in the nuclear industry.  As we know, the tsunami challenged many of Japan's...

12 Mar 9:22 AM 0 Read More...

NA-YGN represents at Public Meeting for North Anna Restart

[Approx. Read Time: 1 minute] On November 1, 2011, several North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NA-YGN) members attended the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) public meeting for the potential restart of Dominion Power's North Anna Power Station (NAPS). The purpose of the meeting was for the NRC and Dominion to provide members of the public with the status of inspections and current information for NAPS...

16 Dec 9:08 AM 2 Read More...

Mothers in Nuclear Share Their Stories

[Approximate Read Time: 10 minutes] There are many intelligent, caring and dedicated mothers in the nuclear industry. In order to share their experience about the nuclear world, NA-YGN has managed to capture the perspectives of four of these women. Their stories are humorous and insightful, and provide proof that you can be a nuclear professional while having a home life at the same time. Hope you enjoy the storie...

18 Oct 3:59 PM 29 Read More...

NA-YGN Chapter Gives Back to Schools

[Approx. Read Time: 1 minute] [caption id="attachment_3063" align="alignleft" width="625" caption="Left to right: Imani Lockhart, Principal Paul Kennamer, Zachary Patterson, Carla Dulaney, Matthew Bush, Harward Durham, John Stubblefield, Melinda Rogers, and Lionel Locke."][/caption] The Bellefonte Chapter of North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NA-YGN) held its first annual School Supply Drive during th...

07 Sep 2:28 PM 1 Read More...

Charlotte NA-YGN Chapter Grants Wishes One Putt at a Time

[Approx. Read Time: 2 minutes] The Shaw Group's Charlotte North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NA-YGN) chapter recently raised $38,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Central & Western North Carolina chapter at its third annual golf tournament. "As a group, we learned a lot from last year and made some adjustments for this year's tournament," said Kevin Snyder, Power Group QA specialist and golf comm...

04 May 10:00 AM 2 Read More...