Interview with Dr.Richard A.Meserve

  • 2013•10•09

    Meserve interview

    Dr. Richard A. Meserve (President of the Carnegie Institution for Science and former Chairman of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission) reflects on lessons learned from the Fukushima accident, and emphasizes the importance of nuclear power plant utilities taking responsibility for ensuring safe operations. He also explained that countries around the world need to prepare for unexpected scenarios in order to respond appropriately. Dr. Meserve discusses the economic implications associated with the 30% reduction in Japan’s electricity generation capacity without nuclear power.