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NEI's Flint, FERC's Wellinghoff debate role of nuclear power in U.S. energy policy

As the Senate debates a climate and energy package, how should the construction of new coal and nuclear plants be handled in the legislation? During today's E&ETV Event Coverage of an Environmental Law Institute panel, experts discuss the role coal and nuclear should play in the United States' future energy policy. Panelists include Jon Wellinghoff, chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Alex Flint, senior vice president of governmental affairs at the Nuclear Energy Institute; Peter Bradford, vice chairman of the Union of Concerned Scientists; Garry Brown, chairman of the New York State Public Service Commission; and Mike Morris, president and CEO of American Electric Power.