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Title: Three Mile Island: a report to the commissioners and to the public. Volume I

Abstract

Within weeks of the March 28, 1979 accident at Three Mile Island, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) decided to institute a Special Inquiry to review and report on the accident. THe principal objectives of the inquiry were determined what happened and why, to assess the actions of utility and NRC personnel before and during the accident, and to identify deficiencies in the system and areas where further investigation might be warranted. The work of the Special Inquiry was not intended to duplicate the efforts of the President's Commission on the Accident at Three Mile Island. It was designed to enable the NRC to fulfill its regulatory responsibilities by achieving the fullest possible understanding of the accident, both from a technical point of view and from the standpoint of how the NRC's own regulatory processes functioned.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC (United States). Three Mile Island Special Inquiry Group
Sponsoring Org.:
US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
OSTI Identifier:
5395798
Report Number(s):
NUREG/CR-1250(Vol.1)
TRN: 80-007969
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; THREE MILE ISLAND-2 REACTOR; REACTOR ACCIDENTS; REACTOR SAFETY; ACCIDENTS; ENRICHED URANIUM REACTORS; POWER REACTORS; PWR TYPE REACTORS; REACTORS; SAFETY; THERMAL REACTORS; WATER COOLED REACTORS; WATER MODERATED REACTORS; 220900* - Nuclear Reactor Technology- Reactor Safety; 210200 - Power Reactors, Nonbreeding, Light-Water Moderated, Nonboiling Water Cooled

Citation Formats

. Three Mile Island: a report to the commissioners and to the public. Volume I. United States: N. p., 1979. Web. doi:10.2172/5395798.
. Three Mile Island: a report to the commissioners and to the public. Volume I. United States. doi:10.2172/5395798.
. Mon . "Three Mile Island: a report to the commissioners and to the public. Volume I". United States. doi:10.2172/5395798. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/5395798.
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