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Staff studies, nuclear accident and recovery at Three Mile Island

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

    Subjects:
  • U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission,
  • Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant (Pa.),
  • Nuclear power plants -- Accidents -- Pennsylvania.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNuclear accident and recovery at Three Mile Island
    StatementSubcommittee 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
    The Physical Object
    Pagination564 p. :
    Number of Pages564
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14215886M

    Written by an expert in the field, this book is perfect for those who would like to know what happened at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Part 1 of the book studies how core melts occurred in Fukushima Daiichi units 1, 2, and 3, respectively, based on evidence from the Three-Mile Island core melt accident and fuel behavior. TMI 25 Years Later: The Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant Accident and Its Impact. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, This book provides a concise overview of the TMI-2 accident and its cleanup, and reviews the associated health and environmental effects.

    Feb 21,  · I have since read a general book on atomic accidents and it covered the same ground as this book, although less intensely. If you want to learn about the TMI meltdown this is the book /5(12). Mar 23,  · And such psychological stress will continue if we keep demonizing low-level radiation and nuclear power. The accident at Three Mile Island has done much to shape the safety culture that permeates the nuclear power industry today. TMI was a humbling experience that changed the industry’s mind-set from one of smugness to one of increased vigilance.

    Three Mile Island and the Information Explosion on Nuclear Energy Number15 April 14, (Following the nuclear reactor acci-dent at Three Mile Island (TMI) in Pennsylvania last March, the public was inundated by newspaper, magazine, and broadcast reports on nuclear energy. At first, most of these reports attempted to explain the reactor. The Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident is one of the most significant nuclear plant incidents to occur on United States soil. In this lesson, you will learn about the hopes for nuclear energy, and.


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Nuclear accident and recovery at Three Mile Island: staff studies by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Nuclear Regulation; United States.

Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public WorksPages: Get this from a library. Staff studies, nuclear accident and recovery at Three Mile Island. [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Subcommittee on Nuclear. Mar 30,  · 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.3/5(21).

Nuclear Accident and Recovery at Three Mile Island, identified a number of serious deficiencies in the civilian nuclear power program.

These studies assess the adequacy of several of the post-accident programs developed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and by the nuclear. Staff studies, nuclear accident and recovery at Three Mile Island [microform] / By United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Subcommittee on Nuclear Regulation. Abstract. Reuse of record except for individual research requires license from Congressional Information Service, Inc."July ""Serial no. In a spectacular coincidence, on March 28,less than two weeks after the movie came Staff studies, the worst accident in the history of commercial nuclear power in the United States occurred at Three Staff studies Island.

For five days, the citizens of central Pennsylvania and the entire world, 5/5(1). On March 28, 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. Jan 23,  · Home > NRC Library > Document Collections > NUREG-Series Publications > Publications Prepared by NRC Staff for Knowledge Management > NUREG/KM Three Mile Island Accident of Knowledge Management Digest (NUREG/KM).

Three Mile Island Unit 2 Case Study Overview. IAEA International Project on Managing the Decommissioning and Remediation of Damaged Nuclear Facilities (DAROD) 31 August – 4 September, John P. Clements. Health Physicist, Division of Decommissioning, Uranium Recovery, and Waste Programs.

He also served at U. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, where he was directly involved with the early response to the Three Mile Island reactor accident and became the Site Director, responsible for regulatory programs during the stabilization, recovery, and cleanup of.

Mar 22,  · Twenty-five years ago, Hollywood released The China Syndrome, featuring Jane Fonda and Michael Douglas as a TVnews crew who witness what appears to be a serious accident at a nuclear power plant. In a spectacular coincidence, on March 28,less than two weeks after the movie came out, the worst accident in the history of commercial nuclear power in the United States occurred at Three Mile.

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 stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com: Roger E.

Kasperson, Arnold Gray. May 02,  · The central Three Mile Island is located about 16 km from Harrisburg in the state of Pennsylvania, in the United States. It is a nuclear power plant with two nuclear pressurized water reactors. The nuclear accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant occurred on March 28,one year after the commissioning of unit 2.

At around 4 am, the water supply circuit was /5(11). The TMI 2 Accident: Its Impact, Its Lessons March Key Facts The accident at Three Mile Island 2 (TMI 2) in was caused by a combination of equipment failure and the inability of plant operators to understand the reactor’s condi-tion at certain times during the event.

A gradual loss of cool-ing water to the reactor’s heat. The Three Mile Island accident was a partial meltdown of reactor number 2 of Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station (TMI-2) in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, near Harrisburg, and subsequent radiation leak that occurred on March 28, Location: Londonderry Township, Dauphin.

The Three Mile Island power station is near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in the United States. The accident described in Three Mile Island began on Wednesday, March 28,and ultimately resulted in a partial core meltdown in Unit 2 of the nuclear power stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com: J.

Samuel Walker. The accident at Unit 2 of the Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear power plant had a wide ranging affect on US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) programs. Many studies and investigations followed the accident, and many recommendations for change were included in the reports of these studies.

Cleanup efforts at Three Mile Island: hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, first session, March 30, Apr 26,  · 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. Jul 11,  · One of the main reasons people are fearful of nuclear power is the possibility of accidents. This fear is generally fueled by three high-profile nuclear accidents: Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima Daiichi.

Each of these accidents involved a partial or full core meltdown. A core meltdown is when the reactor’s core severely overheats. Mar 25,  · Hampton, Wilborn Meltdown: A Race Against Disaster at Three Mile Island A Reporter’s Story Candlewick Press, Report of the President’s Commission On The Accident At Three Mile Island.

The Need for Change: The Legacy of TMI, October Three Mile Island A Report to the Commissioners and to the Public, January 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 Disaster Three Mile Island On Mar. 28,failure of the cooling system of the No. 2 nuclear reactor led to overheating and partial melting of its uranium core and production of hydrogen gas, which raised fears of an explosion and dispersal of radioactivity.