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Dan Rather Reports - Follow Up Interview with Dr. Ernie Moniz

(4/26/2011) The earthquake and tsunami that ravaged parts of Japan and severely damaged the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have sparked fears of radiation exposure and a potential meltdown. Here in the United States those realities have renewed the debate over the future of American nuclear power plants -- and have thrust nuclear energy development into the limelight as both America’s answer to its growing electricity needs as well as one of its greatest security threats. In this show excerpt, Dan Rather returns to MIT for a follow up discussion with Dr. Ernie Moniz, Director of the MIT Energy Initiative, on the future of nuclear.

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For additional learning about nuclear safety and regulatory issues:

MTI Short Course: Nuclear Plant Safety – June 13-17, 2011
A review of safety and regulatory issues of operating reactors and licensing of new reactors. Emphasis on new developments. Fuel storage and waste repository issues will be covered. New for 2011 – course sessions that focus on learning from the Fukushima experience.

Read more at:
http://web.mit.edu/professional/short-programs/courses/nuclear_plant_safety.html

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