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Nuclear regulation

Nuclear regulation

NRC"s restart actions appear reasonable--but criteria needed : report to congressional requesters

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission,
  • Nuclear power plants -- Safety regulations -- United States

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    Other titlesNRC"s restart actions appear reasonable--but criteria needed, Nuclear Regulatory Commission restart actions appear reasonable--but criteria needed, NRC"s restart criteria, Nuclear Regulatory Commission restart criteria
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office. RCED., United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 p. ;
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14540877M
    OCLC/WorldCa20426530

    The Nuclear regulation book learned from that disaster included the need to 1 adopt risk-informed regulation, 2 strengthen management systems so that decisions made in the event of a severe accident are based on safety and not cost or political repercussions3 periodically assess new information on risks posed by natural hazards such as earthquakes and associated tsunamis, and 4 take steps to mitigate the possible consequences of a station blackout. Regulatory activities should be consistent with the degree of risk reduction they achieve. Because of this record, these ships are welcome in over ports in more than 50 countries and dependencies, as well as in U. The spent nuclear fuel removed from nuclear-powered warships constitutes about 0.

    InJohns Hopkins University conducted an independent study of over 70, shipyard personnel assigned to work on nuclear-powered ships. Between andIraq bombed Iran's Bushehr nuclear plant six times. The Nuclear regulation book Mile Island accident in the United States occurred in a reactor that had started operation only three months earlier, and the Chernobyl disaster occurred after only two years of operation. The NRC has also taken actions that require nuclear power plant operators to be able to manage large fires or explosions—no matter what has caused them. Further, the author shares his experiences in the new standard for nuclear regulation creation team and in the active fault survey at the Nuclear Regulation Authority of Japan. As a result, the annual releases of long-lived gamma radioactivity from all Program activities are comparable to the annual releases from a typical U.

    However, based on the lessons learned from the Nuclear regulation book nuclear power plant accident, the book sheds light on why the risks of active faults were underestimated, and discusses the optimal scientific method of assessing those risks. The EIA projects that Asia will have the largest nuclear capacity bymainly because of an ambitious building program in China. Chapter five considers the synergy between nuclear safety as well as security and discusses relevant international treaties. The benefits of applying nuclear power to these needs are substantial, but they are tempered by a number of issues that need to be considered, including the safety of nuclear reactors, their cost, the disposal of radioactive waste, and a potential for the nuclear fuel cycle to be diverted to the development of nuclear weapons. This book is a valuable resource for students, researchers, academic and policy-makers, as well as non-experts interested in nuclear safety.


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