…very to the point and direct vibe…
– Doug Hardmeyer, Radio Nuclear
… the important need to listen, to understand, the concerns of people and communities…
– Don Seaborg, Owner/President, WDS Nuclear
…deep knowledge and credibility in their respective areas…
– Barbara Laflin Treat, CEO, Infrastructure World
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Rated in best 20 nuclear podcasts of 2021 by Welp Magazine
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.
Nuclear Waste Program Manager of the Western Interstate Energy Board
In this episode, Melanie Snyder breaks down the complexities of nuclear waste transportation in the United States and offers some insights on improving stakeholders trust regarding transportation.
Scientist and Senior Technical Executive for the Electric Power Research Institute
In this episode, Andrew Sowder dives into the global need for carbon-free electricity, his experience engaging with indigenous communities, and EPRI's role in the nuclear industry.
Co-Founder of the Good Energy Collective
In this episode, Jessica Lovering explains why she co-founded the Good Energy Collective and how she hopes it will impact advanced nuclear policy in the United States.
Public Affairs Manager, World Nuclear Association
In this episode, John Lindberg, Public Affairs Manager at the World Nuclear Association, speaks about the impacts of radiophobia and the public's perception of nuclear on the nuclear industry.
Executive Director of the nonprofit Nevada Nuclear Waste Task Force, a citizens’ advocacy group
Geologist and nuclear technical and policy consultant to the state of Nevada
In this episode, Judy Treichel and Steve Frishman reflect on their experience with the state of Nevada and with citizen groups nationwide to get the message across that they do not believe Yucca Mountain is suitable for permanent nuclear waste disposal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
President of Science Matters, LLC
In this episode, Arjun Makhijani, an electrical and nuclear engineer, speaks candidly about the weaknesses of various nuclear waste disposal methods.
The opinions expressed in these podcasts are those of the participants and do not represent Deep Isolation’s position.
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