Gregory Jaczko

Former Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Former Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; his latest book is titled “Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator”

Gregory Jaczko on KCRW

Following the deadly Thomas and Paradise fires, which were triggered by high winds sparking electrical lines, PG&E and SoCal Edison are now taking pre-emptive measures.

Is Diablo Canyon safe during fire season?

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Southern California Edison announced this week it will restart transfer operations of nuclear waste in San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant in San Diego County.

The dangerous future of San Onofre’s nuclear waste

Southern California Edison announced this week it will restart transfer operations of nuclear waste in San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant in San Diego County.

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Is nuclear power the answer to climate change?

Human civilization is threatened by climate change. But it also needs the energy from fossil fuels that now emit greenhouse gases.

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