"Zero Emission Credits: Is Nuclear Power Carbon Neutral?"
Exploration of alternative energy sources to reduce fossil fuel and greenhouse gas emissions continues to be a topic of discussion in the energy industry. To meet sustainable energy production, the nuclear energy market is advocating the utilization of Zero Emission Credits. This panel will explore the possible economic and environmental ramifications of these Zero Emission Credits and discuss whether nuclear power is, or can be, carbon neutral.
· Dr. Ramesh Shankar, Lehigh University
· Eric Epstein, Three Mile Island Alert
· A representative from Exelon Corporation
· Mark Szybist, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)