“A Nuclear Power Play: The Politics and Realities of Nuclear Energy Post-Fukushima"

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday October 23, 2014
      3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Ferst Room, Library (7th Floor)
  • Phone: (404) 385-3091
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Summary Sentence: Nuclear safety and regulatory professional Charles Casto will present

Full Summary: “A Nuclear Power Play: The Politics and Realities of Nuclear Energy Post-Fukushima"
Charles Casto, PhD
Former Regional Administrator for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Leader of U.S. efforts for the NRC in Japan during Fukushima
Thursday, October 23, 2014, 3 – 4:30
Location: Ferst Room, Library (7th Floor)

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 On Thursday, October 23 at 3pm, Charles Casto will present a seminar titled "A Nuclear Power Play: The Politics and Realities of Nuclear Energy Post-Fukushima."   Details are below:

“A Nuclear Power Play: The Politics and Realities of Nuclear Energy Post-Fukushima"
Charles Casto, PhD
Former Regional Administrator for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Leader of U.S. efforts for the NRC in Japan during Fukushima
Thursday, October 23, 2014, 3 – 4:30
Location: Ferst Room, Library (7th Floor)

BIO:
Dr. Casto is a nuclear safety and regulatory professional with 38 years of experience consisting of positions of increasing responsibility including executive, regulatory, technical, and operational areas of responsibility within the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the commercial nuclear power industry, and the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of the U.S. Federal Government’s Senior Executive Service at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), where he last held the position of Regional Administrator, U.S. NRC Region III. in 2011, Dr. Casto was chosen as the leader of the NRC’s response to Fukushima.  He traveled to Japan just days after the event and remained there for eleven months. In 2012, President Obama honored his efforts in Japan and his career by awarding Dr. Casto the highest honor given to a federal executive, naming him a 2012 recipient of the Presidential Rank Award for Distinguished Service.

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Groups

School of Public Policy, Green Buzz

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
SPP, SPP Speaker Series
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  • Created By: Leslie Ross
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Oct 20, 2014 - 9:24am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:21pm