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9 Enhancing accident tolerance December 2011 congressional appropriation language directed DOE-NE to develop nuclear fuels and cladding with enhanced accident tolerance. This enabled DOE-NE to expand the fuel cladding development it was already doing under the LWRS program. Such fuels would be able to tolerate loss of active cooling in the reactor core for a considerably longer time while maintaining or improving performance during normal operations and abnormal events. INL helped draft a DOE roadmap for the research effort and has strategic leadership of DOEs Fuel Cycle RD Advanced Fuels Campaign which is setting the RDD direction for fuels with enhanced accident tolerance. INL worked with the campaign to organize a two-day October workshop to begin establishing success metrics to quantify desired attributes and associated constraints for fuels with enhanced accident tolerance. LINE Commission INL helped lead the creation and execution of Idahos Leadership in Nuclear Energy LINE Commission. The commission is charged with making recommendations to the governor on state policies and actions to support and enhance the long-term viability and mission relevance of INL and the states broader nuclear industry. INL Lab Director John Grossenbacher chairs the technology subcommittee and senior INL leaders sit on three of the other four subcommittees. The commission delivers its final report to the governor in 2013. Next-generation test reactor designs far left need to accommodate many DOE customers. Members of the Idaho governors Leadership in Nuclear Energy LINE Commission above toured INL nuclear research facilities. Idaho National Lab has been instrumental and important in the health of nuclear energy in our country and worldwide. Going forward that importance doesnt decrease in fact it increases. Marvin Fertel Nuclear Energy Institute president and CEO in testimony to Idahos LINE Commission