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Nuclear Historic Landmark Award


Identifies and memorializes sites or facilities where outstanding physical accomplishments took place, which were instrumental in the advancement and implementation of nuclear technology and the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. The landmark designation will be awarded only in response to nominations sent to the Honors and Awards Committee. Each nomination will be evaluated separately.

The historic event or activity must have:

  1. Successfully provided an essential contribution to, or basis for, subsequent peaceful application of nuclear technology or nuclear energy, and
  2. Been a first of a kind, or provided a significant new departure.

Sites or facilities nominated should have been placed in service at least 20 years prior to nomination.;

Selection Method

Nominations must include the completed nomination form accompanied by the following supporting documents:

  • A clear identification of the project and/or facility by its correct name.
  • An appropriate short statement of the project and/or facility
  • lengthy explanation of its place in nuclear history.
Nomination Deadline:
August 1
Winter Meeting - verbal recognition
On-site ceremony-plaque presentation

Nomination forms and supporting documents (in Word or Adobe Acrobat) should be emailed to

Hard copies can be mailed to:

Honors and Awards
American Nuclear Society
555 N. Kensington Avenue
La Grange Park, IL 60526-5535

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