Maria Korsnick, chief nuclear officer and chief operating officer for Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, talks about her personal commitment to keeping nuclear plants safe and how she fosters that same commitment through her employees by creating a questioning culture. Korsnick is also a member of the industry’s Fukushima Response Steering Committee.

Visit NEI’s YouTube channel to watch other videos with Maria Korsnick discussing the industry’s post-Fukushima strategy to increase safety at U.S. nuclear energy facilities. See also Kornick’s guest commentary, “Passion for Safety.”

Dr. Robert Emery, vice president for safety, health, environment and risk management at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, talks about the role of the radiation protection community played in the wake of the incident at Fukushima Daiichi.

Visit NEI’s YouTube channel to see part II and part III to the video.

NEI’s Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer Tony Pietrangelo comments on the publication of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations’ (INPO) official timeline of Fukushima events after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

See also NEI’s news release and the Fukushima timeline report.

Three days ago, the East Coast felt the tremors and heard the rumble of an unusual 5.8 earthquake, centered near Mineral, Va. Although most of us were caught off guard, the nuclear industry prepares for earthquakes and other natural disasters—from the design of the facilities to implementation of emergency response procedures. We were ready for the challenge. Read More »


NEI’s Everett Redmond, director of nonproliferation and fuel cycle policy, discusses how a nuclear reactor safely generates energy.

Learn more about nuclear energy and related topics in NEI’s “Ask an Expert” section.

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