Minnesota Public Radio Stories
- Legislature considers lifting moratorium on nuclear power in Minnesota
The Minnesota Senate voted to repeal the ban on nuclear power and Governor Pawlenty supports the repeal. The House is less likely to lift the ban. Two national experts debate the pros and cons of nuclear power. Should more of Minnesota's electricity be nuclear?11:00 a.m.
Scott Peterson: Vice President of Communications, Nuclear Energy Institute.
Peter Bradford: Adjunct professor of law at Vermont Law School, former member of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission; energy policy consultant at Bradford Brook Associates.
- International Monetary Fund director speaks at National Press Club
The head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, speaks to the National Press Club about the global economic meltdown and its impact on low-income countries.12:00 p.m.
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