Thursday, May 10, 2007

Center Connects China & CEQ on Pebble Bed Modular Reactor

Norris McDonald, Dr. Yujie Dong, Landon Van Dyke

The Center arranged for the director of China's Pebble Bed Modular Reactor (PBMR) Program to brief staff at TheWhite House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) on the progress of this first-of-its-kind research reactors. The representative from China also briefed the U.S. Department of Energy on the progress of the PBMR project.

Dr. Yujie Dong, DirectorHigh Temperature Reactor (HTR) General Design Division, Institute of Nuclear & New Energy Technology (INET) at Tsinghua University briefed Landon Van Dyke, CEQ Deputy Associate Director, International Affairs on the PBMR operations on May 9, 2007. The meeting at CEQ was attended by Center President Norris McDonald and Center Vice President Derry Bigby.

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