March 16, 2011 – Segment 2

Join us for a debate about the future of nuclear power in America.  Is the ongoing nuclear tragedy in Japan evidence that America should hasten the closure of its nuclear power plants and halt the development of new facilities?  Or is nuclear power still our best option for reducing dependence on fossil fuels?
We’re joined by:
Gerald Winegrad, Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy, and former Maryland State Representative and Senator
Johanna Neumann, State Director of Maryland PIRG