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Title: Summary of Chernobyl followup research activities

In NUREG-1251, ``Implications of the Accident at Chernobyl for Safety Regulation of Commercial Nuclear Power Plants in the United States,`` April 1989, the NRC staff concluded that no immediate changes in NRC`s regulations regarding design or operation of US commercial reactors were needed; however, it recommended that certain issues be considered further. NRC`s Chernobyl followup research program consisted of the research tasks undertaken in response to the recommendations in NUREG-1251. It included 23 tasks that addressed potential lessons to be learned from the Chernobyl accident. This report presents summaries of NRC`s Chernobyl followup research tasks. For each task, the Chernobyl-related issues are indicated, the work is described, and the staff`s findings and conclusions are presented. More detailed reports concerning the work are referenced where applicable. This report closes out NRC`s Chernobyl followup research program as such, but additional research will be conducted on some issues as needed. The report includes remarks concerning significant further activity with respect to the issues addressed.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
10154843
Report Number(s):
NUREG--1422
ON: TI92016056
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Jun 1992
Research Org:
Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC (United States). Div. of Safety Issue Resolution
Sponsoring Org:
Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; 22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; US NRC; SAFEGUARD REGULATIONS; CHERNOBYLSK-4 REACTOR; REACTOR ACCIDENTS; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; OPERATION; ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES; VIOLATIONS; RISK ASSESSMENT; CONTAINMENT; SHUTDOWN; FISSION PRODUCT RELEASE; DESIGN; MANAGEMENT 210300; 220900; 990100; POWER REACTORS, NONBREEDING, GRAPHITE MODERATED; REACTOR SAFETY; MANAGEMENT