WPSU-TV to air call-in show about future of nuclear energy

Penn State Public Broadcasting will air a live television call-in program on WPSU-TV that will address the future of nuclear energy. It's planned for 8 p.m. Thursday, March 24. "Nuclear Energy: Lessons from Japan" will focus on the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan and a panel of Penn State experts will address public concerns about the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and discuss the implications for energy policy.

Host Patty Satalia will guide the conversation during the one-hour interactive program. To participate by phone, call 1-800-543-8242.

The panelists also will discuss safety factors, potential problems at nuclear plants in the United States and possible policy changes. The panelists have a variety of expertise, including background in seismology and nuclear engineering.

 

Last Updated March 28, 2011