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Nuclear accident and recovery at Three Mile Island

Nuclear accident and recovery at Three Mile Island

a report

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Harrisburg Region
    • Subjects:
    • Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant (Pa.),
    • Nuclear power plants -- Pennsylvania -- Harrisburg Region -- Accidents

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by the Subcommittee on Nuclear Regulation for the Committee on Environment and Public Works, U.S. Senate.
      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Nuclear Regulation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTK1344.P4 N82
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 423 p. :
      Number of Pages423
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3919508M
      LC Control Number81600709

      Bacher, D.E., and Carlson, D.D, () Changes in the NRC’s emergency response capability since Three Mile Island. Chapter 1 in: US Congress, Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Subcommittee on Nuclear Regulations. Staff Studies. Nuclear Accident and Recovery at Three Mile Island; A Special Investigation. 96th Congress, 2nd Session.   Three Mile Island nuclear accident, by United States Call Number: Online - free - HathiTrust hearing before the Subcommittee on Health and Scientific Research of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session.

        The safe, expeditious recovery and cleanup of Three Mile Island Unit 2 (TMI-2), including removal of the fuel from the accident-damaged reactor, were necessary for the long-term protection of public health and safety and the environment. The cleanup campaign ensured that the TMI site did not become a long-term or permanent waste repository. Nuclear Accident and Recovery at Three Mile Island A Report Nuclear accident and recovery at Three Mile Island a report.

        The viability of nuclear energy has long focused on concerns about nuclear safety. The government and industry responses to the three major nuclear reactor accidents—Three Mile Island (TMI), Chernobyl, and Fukushima—offer insights about how to prevent and respond to nuclear accidents.   Nuclear engineer Arnie Gundersen gives a talk on his calculations of the amount of radiation released during the accident at Three Mile Island. Mr. Gundersen's calculations differ from those of the NRC's and official industry estimates. Arnie Gundersen was a senior executive in the nuclear industry with over twenty years experience. Mr.


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By a.m. on the morning of Mathe reactor core at Three Mile Island was thirty minutes away from a meltdown, an apocalypse that would render a huge swath of eastern Pennsylvania permanently uninhabitable/5(24).

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Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Nuclear Regulation; United States. : As a result, Three Mile Island, while still well-known among Americans today, remains more of a caution tale than a tragedy.

The Three Mile Island Accident chronicles the worst nuclear meltdown in American history and the changes made in the aftermath of the accident/5(26). Gray's books include: The Warning (), about the accident at Three Mile Island Drug Crazy: How we got into this mess and how we can get out () Angle of Attack (), a biography of Harrison Storms which also details America's race to the moon The/5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nuclear accident and recovery at Three Mile Island. Washington: U.S.G.P.O., (OCoLC) Material Type. On Ma at AM, a minor malfunction occurred in the system which feeds water to the steam generators at the Three Mile Island (TMI) Unit 2 Nuclear Generating Station.

This event led eventually to the most serious commercial nuclear accident in U.S. history and fundamental changes in the way nuclear power plants were operated and regulated. Get this from a library. Nuclear accident and recovery at Three Mile Island: a report.

[United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Nuclear Regulation.; United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.]. Three Mile Island is the site of a nuclear power plant in south central Pennsylvania.

In Marcha series of mechanical and human errors at the plant. The Pennsylvania State University Libraries have acquired several thousand videotapes, reports, and photographs that were generated during the successful cleanup and recovery of the Three Mile Island Unit 2 (TMI-2) nuclear reactor.

The materials reflect. Staff Studies, Nuclear Accident and Recovery at Three Mile Island - Ebook written by. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Staff Studies, Nuclear Accident and Recovery at Three Mile Island.

Three Mile Island: The Inside Story. The principal sources of information about the accident and the crisis and the cleanup are volume 87 () of the journal Nuclear Technology, with all four issues devoted to technical articles on TMI-2; the technical history of the cleanup by Holton, et al.

(ref. 12), and the recent book by J. Samuel Walker (ref. 32). Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective is a scholarly history of the Three Mile Island accident, written by J.

Samuel Walker and published in Walker is the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's historian and his book is the first detailed historical analysis since the accident. The accident at Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Station in Pennsylvania was "the single.

In Nuclear Safety, Vol. 25, No. 1 (January-February ), the authors provided a review and summary of the progress in the recovery from the aftermath of the accident at Three Mile Island.

A cogent, well-written, and extensively researched look at the role of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in the Three Mile Island disaster, with an emphasis on how the accident revealed the need for better regulations and stopgaps in nuclear plant management and safety policy/5(12).

"Three Mile Island: The People's Testament," a book based on interviews with residents, says that many people reported diseases that were consistent with exposure to nuclear radiation contamination.

  Another book, “The People of Three Mile Island. The Effects of the Three Mile Island Accident Meltdown After 40 Years.

On Mawe will mark the fortieth anniversary of the Three Mile Island accident, which was then and still remains the most serious accident by far at a nuclear power Read More >. Three Mile Island References Bibliography.

U.S. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Nuclear Accident and Recovery at Three Mile Island: A Reports; prepared by the Subcommittee on Nuclear Regulation. 96th Congress, 2d sess., Committee Print. Three Mile Island Nuclear Powerplant Accident: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Nuclear Regulation of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session - Ebook written by United States.

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Three Mile Island accident, accident in at the Three Mile Island nuclear power station that was the most serious in the history of the American nuclear power industry. The Three Mile Island power station was named after the island on which it was situated in the Susquehanna River near Harrisburg, am on Ma an automatically operated valve in the Unit 2 reactor mistakenly.

We asked a group of young American and Russians professionals to do a deeper dive on the issue of nuclear safety after last summer’s airing of the popular HBO miniseries Chernobyl. The miniseries took a lot of liberties with the technical facts, but it captured the personal hardships and suffering of the nuclear disaster.

We expanded the problem to include the nuclear accidents at Three Mile.three mile island cleanup comes to a virtual standstill as experts ponder - three mile island cleanu There is a great deal of hustle and bustle, but in the gray chill of a winter's day, nothing is really happening at Three Mile Island.