The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff and management don’t like whistleblowers, and somebody who probably ranks as their least favorite one is this week’s Nuclear Hotseat guest: Arnie Gundersen, chief engineer with Fairewinds Energy Education.Read More
Arnie and Maggie Gundersen appeared on TMI (Too Much Information) Podcast hosted by Dave Archer to discuss nuclear energy, the NRC, becoming whistleblowers, Fukushima, and all things in between.Read More
Reprinted from The Litchfield County Times, Connecticut, December 10, 1999- Ten years ago, Arnold Gundersen of Goshen was a senior vice president with Danbury-based Nuclear Energy Services, a card-carrying member of the nuclear industry. Since then, he has become a dedicated whistleblower, taking on the industry that once supplied him in his family with a comfortable lifestyle and a bright future.Read More
This video is a presentation Arnie and Maggie Gundersen gave at Clarkson University to a Business Ethics course on October 22, 2013. The Gundersens discuss their experience as whistleblowers in the nuclear industry and the importance of the internet in reporting malfeasance.Read More
In sworn testimony in Monroe, Michigan, the NRC admitted that it has stripped whistleblower protection from the licensing of new nuclear power plants. By flip-flopping on what it means to be an applicant, the whistleblowers who are truly looking to protect the public health and safety are having their lives and livelihoods jeopardized. Fairewinds Chief Engineer Arnie Gundersen discusses what this means as utilities look for short cuts and cheaper ways to build new nukes.Read More
All Things Political host Steve Leal interviews chief engineer Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds Energy Education and financial analyst Russell Lowe. The show discusses the recently released Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission report; the San Onofre steam generator modifications and ensuing complications in California; loan guarantees for the nuclear industry; radiation concerns worldwide; whistleblowers and domestic nuclear issues; and a future with energy alternatives.Read More
About This Interview
Kim Greenhouse from It's Rainmaking Time does an extensive interview that ushers in Arnie’s journey as he blows the whistle on his employer, the state and mentality of the nuclear industry, how regulation really works, an honest look at Fukushima (including the report issued by French nuclear industry mainstay Areva), facts about plutonium, nuclear power plant construction, and issues surrounding containment.