NH #341: Chernobyl Mutations, Fukushima Implications: Tim Mousseau + Don Safer on TVA Small Modular Reactors

Featured Image:  Mutant Firebugs at Chernobyl.  Photo permission Timothy Mousseau

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This Week’s Featured Interviews:

  • Evolutionary biologist Dr. Timothy Mousseau on his on his groundbreaking, on-the-ground research at Chernobyl and Fukushima on the mutations showing up in a wide variety of species.  A Nuclear Hotseat special encore presentation.
  • Don Safer of the Tennessee Environmental Council and the Nuclear Matters Committee for the Sierra Club on the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority), Oak Ridge, and a possible reason behind the push for Small Modular Reactors (SMRs).  A must-listen for anyone living in the American southeast.

Numnutz of the Week (for Nuclear Boneheadedness):

It worked for last year; sad to say it continues to work for this year…