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Nuclear power plant accidents

Harold Denton, a nuclear physicist and former Director of the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, provides his perspective on three accidents in nuclear power generation: Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima. There was no book selected for this meeting, but Nuclear energy  what everyone needs to know is a good overview of the subject. (Recorded April 29, 2011)

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Melissa Brenneman

Melissa listens to hours of podcasts on most days. She started the habit with the intention of taking long walks, but podcasts proved to be more addicting than exercise. She records, edits and mixes podcasts for the library.
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Alan May

Alan May works as a reference librarian at Lawson McGhee Library. In his spare time, he reads and writes poetry. May's most recent books are Dead Letters (2008) and More Unknowns (2014). His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The New York Quarterly, The Hollins Critic, New Orleans Review, Plume, and others.