Regretfully, due to the potential federal government shutdown, this Capitol Hill Issues Briefing is cancelled!
Twenty percent of U.S. electricity comes from nuclear power, with most plants expected to outlive their engineered specs within two decades. New bills in the House are calling for beefed-up safety and risk assessment. What will be the U.S. effect of the daily drumbeat of disaster from Japan? Will the nascent resurgence of nuclear licensing, finance and construction be stalled? Our panel of experts will discuss the future of nuclear power in the U.S., and take your questions.
Program Schedule: 8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Networking 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion
Alexander Marion, Vice President, Nuclear Operations, Nuclear Energy Institute
Sharon Squassoni, Senior Fellow, Director of Proliferation Prevention Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Matthew McKinzie, Senior Scientist, Natural Resources Defense Council Moderated by: Martin Kady, Congressional Editor, POLITICO
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