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Title: Three Mile Island: a report to the commissioners and to the public. Volume II, Part 1

Abstract

This is part one of three parts of the second volume of the Special Inquiry Group's report to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on the accident at Three Mile Island. The first volume contained a narrative description of the accident and a discussion of the major conclusions and recommendations. This second volume is divided into three parts. Part 1 of Volume II focuses on the pre-accident licensing and regulatory background. This part includes an examination of the overall licensing and regulatory system for nuclear powerplants viewed from different perspectives: the system as it is set forth in statutes and regulations, as described in Congressional testimony, and an overview of the system as it really works. In addition, Part 1 includes the licensing, operating, and inspection history of Three Mile Island Unit 2, discussions of relevant regulatory matters, a discussion of specific precursor events related to the accident, a case study of the pressurizer design issue, and an analysis of incentives to declare commercial operation.

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:
6613275
Report Number(s):
NUREG/CR-1250-(Vol.2)(Pt.1)
TRN: 81-005976
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 LICENSING; US NRC; ACCIDENTS; ENRICHED URANIUM REACTORS; LICENSING; NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; POWER REACTORS; PWR TYPE REACTORS; REACTORS; THERMAL REACTORS; US ORGANIZATIONS; WATER COOLED REACTORS; WATER MODERATED REACTORS; 220900* - Nuclear Reactor Technology- Reactor Safety; 210200 - Power Reactors, Nonbreeding, Light-Water Moderated, Nonboiling Water Cooled

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. Three Mile Island: a report to the commissioners and to the public. Volume II, Part 1. United States: N. p., 1979. Web. doi:10.2172/6613275.
. Three Mile Island: a report to the commissioners and to the public. Volume II, Part 1. United States. doi:10.2172/6613275.
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abstractNote = {This is part one of three parts of the second volume of the Special Inquiry Group's report to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on the accident at Three Mile Island. The first volume contained a narrative description of the accident and a discussion of the major conclusions and recommendations. This second volume is divided into three parts. Part 1 of Volume II focuses on the pre-accident licensing and regulatory background. This part includes an examination of the overall licensing and regulatory system for nuclear powerplants viewed from different perspectives: the system as it is set forth in statutes and regulations, as described in Congressional testimony, and an overview of the system as it really works. In addition, Part 1 includes the licensing, operating, and inspection history of Three Mile Island Unit 2, discussions of relevant regulatory matters, a discussion of specific precursor events related to the accident, a case study of the pressurizer design issue, and an analysis of incentives to declare commercial operation.},
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