Fairewinds' Gundersen on Capitol Forum: Fukushima Daiichi and the Nuclear Picture in the US and Internationally


About This Interview

Capitol Forum's Tom Ritter interviews Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds. The two discuss the current status of each unit at Fukushima Daiichi, the clean up costs on-site and nationwide, and the alternative energy options available for Japan. Gundersen and Ritter talk about the current status of the US nuclear industry considering the turmoil at the NRC, the prospects of a Fukushima-like disaster happening at US nuclear power plants, and the recent reports of radioactive tuna on the West Coast. Also, discussed is the international picture of the future for nuclear energy production and alternative energy sources worldwide.