Filter by

Nuclear Hazards


Sorted by Most Recent Airing
Showing 1 - of 85 Show 85
  • Senate Energy Committee Examines Nuclear Waste Storage Options
    Last Aired

    Nuclear Waste Storage

    The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing to examine temporary and permanent storage options for nuclear waste. The hearing also considered the future of the Yucca…

  • Washington Journal Edwin Lyman Discusses Nuclear Power Safety
    Last Aired

    Edwin Lyman on Nuclear Power Safety

    Edwin Lyman, acting director of the Nuclear Safety Project at the Union of Concerned Scientists and author of “Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster,” discusses nuclear power safety…

  • emThree Mile Islandem
    Last Aired

    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…

  • Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Debate
    Last Aired

    Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Debate

    The House considered a bill advancing efforts to create a national nuclear waste storage facility at Yucca Mountain in Nevada.

  • Senator Heller on Yucca Mountain Bill
    Last Aired

    Senator Heller on Yucca Mountain Bill

    Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) announced on the chamber floor that he would block the House bill to make Yucca Mountain the official storage site of nuclear waste in the U.S. The House approved…

  • Washington Journal Ernest Moniz Discusses Nuclear Threats Facing the US and the World
    Last Aired

    Ernest Moniz on Nuclear Threats

    Former Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz talked about the nuclear threats facing the U.S. and the world.

  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission Officials Testify at Oversight Hearing
    Last Aired

    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…

  • Washington Journal Kathryn Miles Discusses Nuclear Plant Safety
    Last Aired

    Kathryn Miles on Nuclear Plant Safety

    Kathryn Miles talked about her recent Boston Globe Magazine article on the safety concerns surrounding the closing of a nuclear plant in Massachusetts.

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry Testifies on FY 2018 Budget Request
    Last Aired

    Fiscal Year 2018 Department Energy Budget

    Energy Secretary Rick Perry testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on his department’s fiscal year 2018 budget request. Topics included proposed cuts to the budget as…

  • Washington Journal Edwin Lyman Discusses Nuclear Waste Safety
    Last Aired

    Edwin Lyman on Nuclear Waste Safety

    Edwin Lyman talked about nuclear waste safety and security.

  • Three Mile Island Collection
    Last Aired

    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.…

  • Rocky Flats Nuclear Site
    Last Aired

    Rocky Flats Nuclear Site

    Cindy Sounders talked about the Rocky Flats nuclear site that operated from 1952 to 1994, the cleanup effort since its closing, and its transition into a national wildlife refuge. The plant was located 15…

  • President Obama Signs Chemical Safety Bill
    Last Aired

    President Obama Signing Chemical Safety Bill

    President Obama signed into law H.R. 2576, the “Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act,” which modernizes the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act. In remarks, President…

  • emRight of Boomem
    Last Aired

    Right of Boom

    Benjamin Schwartz talked about his book, Right of Boom: The Aftermath of Nuclear Terrorism, about what would happen if a nuclear bomb of unknown origin were to explode in Washington, D.C.…

  • Hanford Nuclear Site Safety Hearing
    Last Aired

    Whistleblowers and Hanford Nuclear Site, Managers Panel

    Energy Department officials and executives from URS Corporation and Bechtel National testified at a hearing assessing the safety concerns and recent reports of whistleblower retaliation at the…

  • Hanford Nuclear Site Safety Roundtable  Hearing
    Last Aired

    Whistleblowers and Hanford Nuclear Site, Former Employees Panel

    Whistleblowers who were fired after reporting nuclear safety issues at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant in Washington state told their personal stories to the chair and ranking member of a…

  • US Nuclear Security in 2014
    Last Aired

    Security in Nuclear Weapons, Materials and Facilities

    William Tobey talked about the work of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). NNSA is the lead agency charged with securing nuclear weapons, materials, and facilities.

  • Energy Secretary Speaks about Nuclear Waste Storage
    Last Aired

    Nuclear Waste Management

    Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz testified with other government officials and energy experts on S. 1240, the Nuclear Waste Administration Act of 2013, which deals with the use of interim…

  • emPlutopiaem
    Last Aired


    Kate Brown talked about her book, Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters, in which she writes about the two cities, Richland,…

  • Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Disposal Site
    Last Aired

    Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Disposal Site

    Karoun Demirjian talked a U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that the Obama administration must continue a review of a potential nuclear waste dump under Yucca Mountain in Nevada, and he responded to telephone calls and…

  • Load 20 More