289 Why Can't Nuclear Power be Safe?


Gregory Jaczko headed the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission under Obama. He found that lobbyists’ political pressures make it impossible to keep nukes safe.


Gregory Jaczko




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It is a treat to hear such an informed person speak on nuclear power – he was a regulator! In the highest position of the NRC in the United States and he says 1) nuclear power is declining in the world 2) SMNRs are not new – just recycled old technology, 3) accident-free nuclear power is not possible, 4) waste needs to be monitored – we have no technology that can keep it safe for the length of time required to keep humanity safe and 5) we have to stop making nuclear waste.

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