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Choices and Challenges forum to address nuclear power issue
Date:10/30/2007

rtment of Energy was working on the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Repository site plans in Clark County;

  • Kenneth Rogers, who served as commissioner of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for 10 years; and

  • Langdon Winner, a theorist who focuses upon social and political issues that surround modern technological change.

A series of background and follow-up sessions, at the Graduate Life Center, beginning at 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (respectively), will fill in with up-to-date materials and allow for audience participation. Session topics include the evolution of nuclear energy, its role for the future, security and sustainability, environmental ethics, and perceptions of risk.

In conjunction with the Choices and Challenges Forum, there will be a performance piece on climate change. The piece will be performed Nov. 7 and 8 at Haymarket Theatre in Squires Student Center at 7:30 p.m. Workshop performances will be held on Friday, Nov. 9 (7:30 p.m.) and Sunday, Nov. 11 (2:30 p.m.) in Room F of the Graduate Life Center.


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Contact: Jean Elliott
elliottj@vt.edu
540-231-5915
Virginia Tech
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