At Deep Isolation, we believe that listening is one of the most important elements of a successful nuclear waste disposal program. A core value of the company is to seek and listen to different perspectives on the matter of nuclear waste, nuclear energy, and disposal solutions.
We have created this series to interview experts and stakeholders that represent different aspects of these issues. Our hope is to bring you a clearer picture of Nuclear Waste: The Whole Story.
President of Science
In this episode, Arjun Makhijani, an electrical and nuclear engineer, speaks candidly about the weaknesses of various nuclear waste disposal methods.
Senior Director, Used Fuel and Decommissioning
Nuclear Energy Institute
In this interview, Rod McCullum offers an insider’s perspective on commercial nuclear waste disposal and explains why any failure to solve this problem could threaten the development of the next generation of nuclear energy reactors.
Research Fellow, Social and Environmental Research Institute and Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
Keene State College
In this interview, Tom Webler, an expert in community consent and how it relates to nuclear waste disposal, shares how stakeholders play a critical role choosing a site for nuclear waste disposal.
Chair of the Community Engagement Panel for the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station
In this episode, David Victor offers insight into how stakeholders and the utility work together on the decommissioning process.
Director of Nuclear Energy Policy at Energy Communities Alliance
In this episode, Kara Colton, Director of Nuclear Energy Policy at Energy Communities Alliance, discusses the problem of how to dispose of federal nuclear waste at 16 locations nationwide.
The opinions expressed in these podcasts are those of the participants and do not represent Deep Isolation’s position.
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About our Hosts
Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker and Advisor to Deep Isolation
Communications Manager for Deep Isolation and former daily news journalist.
Director of Legislative Affairs for Deep Isolation