The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has seen bureaucratic turmoil in recent months as the chairman departs and Congress tries to appoint two new members. The issue that's driven all the turmoil is whether or not former Chairman Gregory Jaczko was sticking to the commission's business or trying to stymie Yucca Mountain. We look at what's been happening and how it will affect the future of Yucca Mountain.
When it comes to nuclear weapons, where do we stand with North Korea? Chung-In Moon served as advisor to South Korea's National Security Council, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Ministry of National Defense in South Korea. Now the editor-in-chief of Global Asia Magazine and a professor at Korea's Yonsei University, Prof.
It looks as if the Obama Administration is set to shut down Yucca Mountain.
Is this the end? Will there be any other use for the repository? And how
will the administration square the end of the waste repository with its
promise to build more nuclear power plants? We discuss those issues with
experts and industry players.
Ky Plaskon, Author, Silent Heroes of the Cold War: The Mysterious Military Plane Crash on A Nevada Mountain Peak - and the Families Who Endured an Abyss of Silence for Generation
Steve Ririe, Founder, Silent Heroes of the Cold War
Nancy Brune, Dir of Research and Outreach, UNLV's Inst for Securities Studies
Oliver Hemmers, Dir, UNLV Office of Strategic Energy Programs
Jack Caravelli, panel member, and former Dir for Nonproliferation, National Security Council