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 Politics and Science 
 The Nuclear Information & Resource Service: No Nukes, No Coal, No Kidding!
 Weekly Program
 Michael Mariotte
 Politics and Science  
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Michael Mariotte discusses; The role of the Nuclear Information and Resource Service ( nirs.org the non profit he directs), the current situation at the Fukushima nuclear power plants, and the current political situation in the United States in the context of the Obama administration's push for a "nuclear renaissance". Also discussed are the economics of nuclear power and the 6 fold rise in the level of "safe" background radiation over the last 25 years.
Michael Mariotte is the Executive Director and the chief spokesperson for NIRS. He has led the organization for 20 years making numerous television appearances and has been widely quoted in the press. He has testified in the United States Senate and before the U.S. House of Representatives on radioactive waste transportation; radioactive metals “recycling;” the future of the nuclear power industry; “one-step” reactor licensing and other issues. He is a graduate of Antioch College.

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