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Our Nuclear Future And Top Names In Wash. State

05/14/2010 at 12:40 p.m.

Our Nuclear Powered Future? Senator John Kerry proposed new climate legislation earlier this week. The bill includes a renewed push for nuclear power. Robert Alvarez joins us to talk about his opposition to the creation of any new nuclear power plants in the United States.

What's In A Name? Today the Social Security Administration is announcing the top names for boys and girls in Washington state — on our show! Tune in to find out what they are.


Robert Alvarez is a senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, DC. From 1993 to 1999 Alvarez was senior policy advisor to the US Secretary of Energy.

Steve Kerekes is a spokesperson for Nuclear Energy Institute in Washington, DC, the nuclear power industry trade group.

Kirk Larson is Western Washington public affairs specialist for the Social Security Administration.

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