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Media Advisory
October 22, 2008
Contact:
Eric Friedman
(212) 382-6754

Considering the Costs and Benefits of Nuclear Power:  Pros and Cons of New Plants

October 22nd, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m., New York City Bar

The challenges of global warming, geo-strategic problems of access to fossil fuels and increasing demand for global energy resources have generated both controversy and urgency regarding nuclear power.  The panel will review the technical, financial, environmental, health and proliferation issues and debate the pros and cons of new plants.

Co-sponsored by Sallan Foundation and the Environmental Law Institute.

Where:  New York City Bar, 42 West 44th Street

When:            Wednesday, October 22nd, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Who:            

Moderators
EILEEN D. MILLETT
Gibbons P.C.

EDNA SUSSMAN
Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney, LLP
           
Speakers
ROBERT ALVAREZ
Senior Scholar, Institute for Policy Studies

CAREY W. FLEMING
Senior Counsel, Nuclear Generation, Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, LLC

DR. EDWIN LYMAN
Senior Staff Scientist, Global Security Program, Union of Concerned Scientists

TRACY McKIBBEN
Managing Director, Citigroup

This event is free and open to the public.