Television | June 13, 2012
|Going Nuclear: What is the Future of Nuclear Energy in the U.S?|
Al Jazeera segment "Inside Story Americas," host Shihab Rattansi, along with guests: Arnie Gundersen, veteran nuclear industry expert and chief engineer at Fairewinds Energy Education; Mindy Kay Bricker, the editor of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists; and Jack Spencer, a senior research fellow in nuclear energy policy at the Heritage Foundation discuss the issues of nuclear power production, the regulation of the industry, and the storage of radioactive materials. Also, the debate continues about nuclear power as a safe source for energy within the United States and ultimately the world.
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|June 10, 2012|
Fairewinds' Gundersen on Capitol Forum: Fukushima Daiichi and the Nuclear Picture in the US and Internationally
Capitol Forum's Tom Ritter interviews Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds. The two discuss the current status of each unit at Fukushima Daiichi, the clean up costs on-site and nationwide, and the alternative energy options available for Japan. Gundersen and Ritter talk about the current status of the US nuclear industry considering the turmoil at the NRC, the prospects of a Fukushima-like disaster happening at US nuclear power plants, and the recent reports of radioactive tuna on the West Coast. Also, discussed is the international picture of the future for nuclear energy production and alternative energy sources worldwide.
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