Garnerville, NY – Patrick Brenner, a prominent advocate for nuclear energy and president of the Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI), will be joining Emmy Award-winning journalist Lou Young on his radio show, “Tough Times with Lou Young.” The discussion will focus on the recent approval of Holtec International’s permit by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for their consolidated interim storage facility of spent nuclear fuel.
The show will be broadcasted live on Saturday, May 20th, at 11 am Mountain Time and 1 pm Eastern Time. Listeners can tune in to WRCR 1700 AM or stream online via WRCR.com.
The approval of Holtec’s consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) is seen as a significant milestone in shaping the energy landscape of the American Southwest. Patrick Brenner will address the economic growth, job creation, and technological advancements that the facility brings to the region. Additionally, he will discuss the importance of overcoming opposition driven by NIMBYism and political posturing, emphasizing the safety and scientific rigor behind the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s decision.
SPPI published an analysis of the Holtec approval titled “Embracing the American Southwest’s Energy Future” earlier this week. The article highlights the significance of Holtec International’s permit victory and emphasizes the importance of embracing this opportunity for shaping the region’s energy landscape.
Join Patrick Brenner and Lou Young as they shed light on the benefits of nuclear energy, the climate impact, the potential for economic diversification, and the importance of responsible and secure storage solutions for spent nuclear fuel.