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Argonne to be featured on PBS’ Nightly Business Report


PBS’ Nightly Business Report (NBR) has plans to air a segment about Argonne National Laboratory as part of a series on the “nuclear renaissance,” the potential comeback of nuclear energy in this country as a source for electrical power.

The segment featuring Argonne is scheduled to air at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, on WTTW-TV Channel 11 in Chicago.

During production of the series, NBR visited Argonne and interviewed Mark Peters, deputy to the associate laboratory director for applied science and technology, and Monica Regalbuto, head of the Process Chemistry and Engineering Department, about recycling nuclear waste and related topics.

In addition, the show can be viewed the following day via streaming video on the NBR Web site.

Argonne National Laboratory, a renowned R&D center, brings the world’s brightest scientists and engineers together to find exciting and creative new solutions to pressing national problems in science and technology. The nation’s first national laboratory, Argonne conducts leading-edge basic and applied scientific research in virtually every scientific discipline. Argonne researchers work closely with researchers from hundreds of companies, universities, and federal, state and municipal agencies to help them solve their specific problems, advance America ’s scientific leadership and prepare the nation for a better future. With employees from more than 60 nations, Argonne is managed by UChicago Argonne, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.


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