The Latest In Nuclear Energy

Jul 11, 2017

Nuclear provides about a third of New England's electricity, but that's changing, as old plants in Vermont and Massachusetts shut down.  Still, there's huge debate over whether to build the next generation of nuclear.  Is it a reliable, carbon-free energy source...or is it too dangerous and expensive?


GUESTS:

  • Armond Cohen - Executive Director of the Clean Air Task Force.
  • Jim Connell - Associate professor of physics at UNH; teaches about myths and misconceptions in nuclear energy. 
  • Raymond Shadis - Consulting technical advisor for the New England Coalition on Nuclear Pollution and Vice President for Legal Initiatives.