Papers on the nuclear regulatory dilemma
The four papers contained in this report are titled: (1) From Prescriptive to Performance-Based Regulation of Nuclear Power; (2) Nuclear Regulatory Reform: A Technology-Forcing Approach; (3) Improving the Regulation of Nuclear Power; and (4) Science and Its Limits: The Regulators' Dilemma. These four papers investigate issues relating to the long-term regulation of nuclear energy. They were prepared as part of the Institute for Energy Analysis' project on Nuclear Regulation funded by a grant from the Mellon Foundation and a smaller grant by the MacArthur Foundation. Originally this work was to be supplemented by contributions from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and from the Department of Energy. These contributions were not forthcoming, and as a result the scope of our investigations was more restricted than we had originally planned.
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- Technical Report
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- Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Inc., TN (USA)
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- United States
- 21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; REACTOR SAFETY; PROBABILISTIC ESTIMATION; RISK ASSESSMENT; REGULATORY GUIDES; RECOMMENDATIONS; HEALTH HAZARDS; MANAGEMENT; MELTDOWN; PERFORMANCE; STANDARDIZATION; ACCIDENTS; DOCUMENT TYPES; HAZARDS; REACTOR ACCIDENTS; SAFETY; 210700* - Nuclear Power Plants- Regulation & Licensing
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