Peter Bradford

formerly, Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Guest

Former member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; board member of the Union of Concerned Scientists; adjunct professor at Vermont Law School, where he teaches "Nuclear Power and Public Policy”

Peter Bradford on KCRW

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The 'Nuclear Renaissance' and Fukushima

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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?

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