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These experts from the UW-Madison faculty and staff have agreed to comment on breaking news, ongoing developments and trends in their areas of expertise. If you need help arranging interviews, contact University Communications at 608-262-3571.

Experts on today’s news…

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Nuclear power plant moratirum

Michael Corradini

Professor, engineering physics; chair, Energy Institute

Michael Corradini, an expert on nuclear power, can comment on the possble lifting of a decades-old ban on building new nuclear power plants in Wisconsin.


Paul Wilson, a professor of engineering physics, is also available to discuss aspects of nuclear power as they relate to the proposed lifting of the moratorium.



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Falling gas prices

Richard Shaten

Academic coordinator, energy analysis and policy program

Richard Shaten, an expert on energy analysis and policy, can comment on the drop in gas prices, which are expected to average $1.99 a gallon on Thanksgiving, the lowest Thanksgiving day average since 2004.

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Holiday Shopping

Jerry O'Brien

Executive director, The Kohl’s Center for Retailing Excellence

O'Brien, an expert on retail industry trends, can discuss the holiday shopping season and the impact on consumers.

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