James Connaughton

Constellation Energy

Guest

Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Public and Environmental Policy for Constellation Energy; former chairman and senior advisor to the President in the White House Council on Environmental Quality

James Connaughton on KCRW

As the danger of radiation exposure grows in Japan, President Obama has called for a safety review of existing nuclear plants.

The 'Nuclear Renaissance' and Fukushima

As the danger of radiation exposure grows in Japan, President Obama has called for a safety review of existing nuclear plants.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Global warming was the best news for the nuclear power industry since  Three Mile Island . New reactors were planned in the US for the first time in decades.

A 'Go Slow' for US Nuclear Energy?

Global warming was the best news for the nuclear power industry since Three Mile Island . New reactors were planned in the US for the first time in decades.

from To the Point

It's been 30 years since a nuclear reactor was built in the US.

Revving Up the Debate over Nuclear Energy

It's been 30 years since a nuclear reactor was built in the US.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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