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Dr. Allan Pulsipher Interview (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Japan, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-03-18

Duration: 00:04:10

Subjects: Pulsipher, Allan G. | Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, Japan, 2011 | Nuclear power plants | NUCLEAR ENERGY


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Pulsipher, Allan Interviewee


This segment from the March 18, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with Dr. Allan Pulsipher, the Executive Director of the LSU Center for Energy Studies. He discusses: the partial meltdown of two reactors at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in Japan following a massive earthquake and tsunami; the safety of the nuclear power plants in Louisiana; and the future of nuclear energy in the United States.