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    Midnight in Chernobyl

    Adam Higginbotham talked about his book, "Midnight in Chernobyl, about the 1986 nuclear disaster in Ukraine. This virtual event was part of Norwich University’s Military Writers' Symposium[

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    Preserving Manhattan Project History

    Atomic Heritage Foundation founder and president Cynthia Kelly recounted her efforts to preserve a site in Los Alamos, New Mexico, associated with the Manhattan Project’s July 1945 Trinity nuclear test. The…

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    Energy Industry Forum: Clean and Alternative Forms of Energy

    In this portion of the U.S. Energy Association day-long forum on the state of the energy industry, experts spoke about the demand and outlook for clean and alternative forms of energy, such…

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    Double Jeopardy

    Former Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman argued for the expanded use of nuclear energy to reduce the threat of climate change.

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    Three Mile Island Accident Reconsidered

    Nuclear power engineer Arnie Gundersen chronicled how the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant meltdown unfolded on March 28, 1979. Mr. Gundersen argued that the Harrisburg area should…

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    Nuclear Power Oversight

    The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing on the federal oversight of the U.S. nuclear power industry. Experts spoke about the challenges of decommissioning a…

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    Legacy of Three Mile Island and Fukushima

    A medical doctor and three university professors detailed the health risks, political developments, and social changes that stem from the 1979 nuclear accident at Three Mile Island,…

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    Perspectives on Three Mile Island and Fukushima

    Two community activists from the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area, an independent journalist from Fukushima and a Japanese visual artist who lives in New York City, reflected on how two…

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    Three Mile Island

    Mr. Walker talked about his book, Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective, published by University of California Press. This accident on March 28, 1979, remains the worst accident…

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    Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator

    Gregory Jaczko recounted his time with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, for which he served as chair from 2009-2012.

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    Nuclear Power Plant Safety

    Energy and environmental experts talked about nuclear power plant safety. The panelists discussed the dangers of radioactive waste and presented options for how to safely decommission…

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    Mary Beth Griggs on Nuclear Energy

    Popular Science assistant editor Mary Beth Griggs discussed her recent piece on the debate over nuclear energy in the U.S. This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series…

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    Nuclear Regulatory Commission Oversight

    The chair of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and two NRC commissioners testified at an oversight hearing for their agency. The witnesses answered a variety of questions on topics…

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    The Age of Radiance

    Craig Nelson talked about his book, The Age of Radiance: The Epic Rise and Dramatic Fall of the Atomic Era, in which he chronicles the history of the Atomic Era, stretching from the…

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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments on the question, “Should a special counsel investigate Hillary Clinton?”

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    Three Mile Island Collection

    Jonathan Stayer showed items, housed at the Pennsylvania State Archives, related to the nuclear incident at Three Mile Island in 1979. Mr. Stayer shared his personal story as a college student in the area at the time.…

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    Nuclear Power in Trump Administration

    John Deutch, the chair of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board, and nuclear physicists testified at a hearing on nuclear power in the U.S. Mr. Deutch talked about the findings of the advisory…

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    Nuclear Energy Regulation and Modernization

    Nuclear energy experts testified at a hearing on legislation to increase cooperation between the Department of Energy and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The goal of the cooperation was to…

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    Nuclear Energy Regulation

    Federal officials, advocates, and scientists testified at a hearing on legislation dealing with advanced nuclear reactors and modernization of nuclear energy infrastructure. The bill would…

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    Senators Alexander and Feinstein on Energy and Water

    Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Diane Feinstein (D-CA), chair and ranking member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, introduced an energy and…

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