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Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy

May 30, 2018

Episode Content:

  • Bill's introduction to the nuclear industry through a co-op program at Drexel University.  

  • The importance of the design of a power plant and the logistics of its constructibility.  

  • The Nuclear Quality Assurance Requirements and the emergence of larger plants.  

  • Mitigating concerns, regulatory-driven changes after the Three Mile Island Accident.  

  • Prudence Litigation and the financial vulnerabilities within the nuclear industry.   

  • An explanation of the Single-Shell Tank Clean-Up Program.  

  • A discussion of the United States' departure from the nuclear industry.   

  • The Fast-flux Test Facility shutdown and exploring how to use radio isotopes for medical applications, such as cancer therapy.  

  • The Global Nuclear Energy Partnership and the Traveling-Wave Reactor.