Yesterday, American officials and their Russian counterparts marked the end of the Megatons to Megawatts program with the last shipment of Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) from Russia to the United States.
Earlier this week, I spoke at the Nuclear Energy Assembly to help commemorate their 60th anniversary.
Evolutionary political change has affected our system in ways that no one could have predicted.
In the wake of President Obama’s decision to abandon Yucca Mountain, the site selected to serve as the nation’s spent nuclear fuel repository, the President directed Secretary of Energy Steven Chu to put together a Blue Ribbon Commission.
For nearly ten years I have been involved in nuclear energy issues, and I have always found value in taking field trips, traveling to the places that have direct relevance to the issues.
Just over a month has passed since the inauguration of Barack Obama. During this time top level jobs in the administration are being filled and an historic stimulus package has been passed.