Yucca Mountain Nuclear Repository

Edward Sproat delivered opening remarks at the forum on “Yucca Mountain and the Nuclear Renaissance: Assessing the Safety and… read more

Edward Sproat delivered opening remarks at the forum on “Yucca Mountain and the Nuclear Renaissance: Assessing the Safety and Viability of a Vital National Asset.” Then a panel of experts discussed the possibility of expanding the use of nuclear energy. Topics included the safety of geologic storage, how recycling spent nuclear fuel could affect Yucca Mountain’s long-term viability, and the politics of nuclear power. After their presentations the panelists responded to audience members' questions. close

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  • Caputo, Annie Staff Member Senate Environment and Public Works Cmte.
  • Kraft, Steven Senior Director Nuclear Energy Institute->Used Fuel Management
  • Peters, Mark T. Official Argonne National Laboratory-> Energy Sciences and Engineering
  • Spencer, Jack Research Fellow Heritage Foundation->Nuclear Energy
  • Sproat, Edward F. III Director Department of Energy->Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management
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Yucca Mountain Nuclear Repository

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Program ID:
204345-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 7, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 11, 2008

Airing Details

  • Mar 07, 2008 | 6:17pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 07, 2008 | 10:10pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 08, 2008 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 10, 2008 | 11:38am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 11, 2008 | 8:21am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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