WBAI's Robert Knight Hosts Arnie Gundersen: Latest Fukushima Issues and the U.S. Domestic Nuclear Environment

Fairewinds - Radio April 1

About This Interview

Robert Knight of "Five O'Clock Shadow" talks with Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds. The two discuss the latest issues concerning Fukushima Daiichi and also the domestic nuclear environment of the U.S. Included in this interview: an alarming coolant failure and heat spike at Fukushima Daiichi Unit Four’s precariously-perched “Rockabye Baby” spent fuel pool; close calls at Japanese reactors other than Fukushima Daiichi after the tsunami because of cooling pump failures; Fukushima-related ”hot tuna” delivering radioactive cesium to America’s west coast; a domestic review of the resignation of NRC chair Gregory Jaczko; resuscitation of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, and American industry resistance to apply the “lessons learned” at Fukushima Daiichi.