Register below to join NIRS's next national telebriefing:
Spring:The Season of Nuclear Disaster--Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, Fukushima.
Wednesday, April 5th at 8:00pm EDT/7:00pm CDT
The program will focus on the major nuclear disasters that have had global impact: Three Mile Island (March 1979), Chernobyl (April 1986) and Fukushima (March 2011).
The briefing will include the following presenters, and will be followed by questions and answers with the audience:
- Arnie Gunderson, Fairewinds Energy Education
- Moderator: Mary Olson, Director, NIRS Southeast Office
Arnie Gundersen has more than 45-years of nuclear power experience. He holds a nuclear safety patent, was a licensed reactor operator who taught reactor physics, and was a senior vice president for the nuclear power industry. As Chief Engineer for Fairewinds Associates, Mr. Gundersen is an expert witness who testifies to federal agencies including the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regarding nuclear design defects, safety flaws, and decommissioning. His testimony provided valuable insight into the Three Mile Island atomic meltdown, Vermont Yankee (VY) underground pipe failures, and steam generator flaws at San Onofre in California. Concerned about the triple meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi, Mr. Gundersen has presented to Japanese universities, the National Press Club, and to members of the Diet. He, his wife Maggie, and Reiko Okazaki authored the Japanese bestselling book,Fukushima Daiichi: The Truth and The Way Forward published by Shueisha Publishing (2012).
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REGISTER – NIRS Telebriefing APRIL 5 – "Spring:The Season of Nuclear Disaster--Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, Fukushima."