Nuclear Energy and Waste Disposal From Another Perspective

Richard Lester, head of the department of nuclear science and engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, discusses the future of nuclear energy with Carol Massar and Matt Miller on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Interestingly enough, he blames congress for pinning all hopes of a safe method of nuclear waste disposal on Yucca Mountain instead of supporting research into other, perhaps safer, methods. Ah, well, I guess we knew it would all be congress’ fault for going along with drilling a $12 billion hole out in the desert.

Follow this link to watch the full interview: Bloomberg Interview with Richard Lester.


About M.J.Deare

I am a writer, actively researching topics of interest. I am also a graduate of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, with a degree in English, and have a master's degree from the University of Memphis. Born in New Orleans, I lived there until moving to northwest Arkansas and from there to Memphis, Tennessee. My husband and I currently reside in The Woodlands, Texas.
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