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This issue of the newsletter features an article on the Structural Health Monitoring to Automate Monitoring and Condition-Based Inspection of Concrete Structures in Nuclear Power Plants.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 29, October 2019
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 28, March 2019
This issue of the newsletter features an article on the Stakeholder Engagement Review Meeting, and a technical article on Compact Digital Modernization - Enabling Nuclear Power Plant Operations and Maintenance Cost Benefits.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 28, March 2019
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This issue of the newsletter features an article on Terry Turbopump Expanded Operating Brand Research and a technical article on Models to Support Industry Efforts in the Implementation of Severe Accident Water Management.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 27, November 2018
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This issue of the newsletter features an article on the new LWRS Program Technical Integration Office Deputy Director and features a technical article on Operator Studies on Overview Screens.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 26, April 2018
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This issue of the newsletter features an article on the new LWRS Program Federal Program Director and Technical Integration Office Director and features a technical article on Research and Development for Control Room Modernization.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 25, December 2017
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This issue of the newsletter features a technical article on LWRS Program Human Systems Simulation Laboratory featured in American Nuclear Society.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 24, July 2017
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This issue of the newsletter features a technical article on The Prediction of Long-Term Thermal Aging in Cast Austenitic Stainless.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 23, February 2017
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This issue of the newsletter features a technical article on Validating Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Codes for Flooding Applications.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 22, October 2016
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This issue of the newsletter features a technical article on Modeling of the Reactor Core Isolation Cooling Response to Beyond Design Basis Operation.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 21, July 2016
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This issue of the newsletter features a technical article on A Demonstration of Tools and Methods Applied to Large Break Loss-of-Coolant Accident and Fuels Analysis for Pressurized Water Reactors.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 20, January 2016
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This issue of the newsletter features a technical article on Reactor Safety Gap Evaluation of Accident Tolerant Components and Severe Accident Analysis.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 19, September 2015
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This issue of the newsletter features a technical article on Industry Application: Flooding Analysis using the Risk-Informed Safety Margin Characterization Methodology.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 18, June 2015
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This issue of the newsletter features a technical article on Development of the Expanded Materials Degradation Assessment for Prioritizing Research in Support of Subsequent License Renewal.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 17, February 2015
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This issue of the newsletter introduces a new program pathway lead for the Safety Technologies Pathway and features a technical article on Informing Materials Decisions and Decisions for Extended Operations.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 16, November 2014
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This issue of the newsletter features a technical article on Controlling Thermal Hydraulics Codes using RAVEN.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 15, July 2014
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This issue of the newsletter features a technical article on Nondestructive Evaluation Techniques for Nuclear Power Plant Concrete Structures.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 14, February 2014
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This issue of the newsletter features a technical article on Demonstration of RELAP-7 Capabilities Via Application to a Simplified Boiling Water Reactor Extended Station Blackout.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 13, December 2013
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This issue of the newsletter features a technical article on Evaluating the Effects of Irradiation on Concrete at Extended Lifetimes.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 12, September 2013
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This issue of the LWRS Newsletter features a technical article on A Proof of Concept: Grizzly, an LWRS Program Materials Aging Simulation Tool.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 11, May 2013
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This issue of the LWRS Newsletter features a technical article on Life-Cycle Prognostics for the LWRS Program.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 10, January 2013
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This issue of the LWRS Newsletter features a technical article on Current and On-going Cable Aging Research.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 9, October 2012
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This issue of the LWRS Newsletter features a brief introduction of all the LWRS Program Managers: the LWRS Federal Program Manager, the Technical Integration Office, and the Pathway Leads.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 8, July 2012
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This issue of the LWRS Newsletter features a technical article on the Development and Characterization of Advanced Nuclear Fuel Cladding.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 7, March 2012
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This issue of the LWRS Newsletter features an article from the new Director of the LWRS Technical Integration Office, Kathy McCarthy, discussing changes to the LWRS program driven by federal budget constraints.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 6, December 2011
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This issue of the LWRS Newsletter includes a discussion about harvesting materials from the decommissioned Zion 1 and 2 Nuclear Power Plants.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 5, September 2011
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This issue of the LWRS Newsletter includes information about the Fukushima Accident in March 2011, discussion about advanced nuclear fuel using silicon carbide cladding to provide large safety margins.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 4, May 2011.
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This issue of the LWRS Newsletter features an article from John Gaertner from the Electronic Power Research Institute exploring how EPRI and LWRS are teaming up to sustain high performance of existing plants for the long term.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 3, February 2011.
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This issue of the LWRS Newsletter includes an article from Rebecca Smith-Kevern, Director of the Office of Light Water Reactor Technologies, about Federal Government support of the continued operation of existing nuclear power plants.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 2, November 2010.
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The first issue of the LWRS Newsletter includes an introduction to the LWRS program with articles from Rich Reister, Federal Program Director, and Ronaldo Szilard, LWRS Program Technical Integration Office Director.
  
Light Water Reactor Sustainability Newsletter – Issue 1, August 2010.
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