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Title: Answers to frequently asked questions about cleanup activities at Three Mile Island, Unit 2

This question-and-answer report provides answers in nontechnical language to frequently asked questions about the status of cleanup activities at Three Mile Island, Unit 2. The answers update information first prepared in 1981, shortly after the cleanup got under way. Since then, a variety of important developments in the cleanup has occurred. The information in the report should be read in conjunction with NUREG 1060, a discussion of increased occupational exposure estimates for the cleanup. The questions and answers in this report cover purpose and community involvement, decontamination of water and reactor, fuel removal, radwaste transport, environmental impact, social and economic effects, worker exposures and safety, radiation monitoring, potential for accidents, and schedule and funding.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6861449
Report Number(s):
NUREG-0732-Rev.1
ON: DE84901131
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC (USA). Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation
Sponsoring Org:
USNRC
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; DECONTAMINATION; REACTOR DECOMMISSIONING; CLEANING; RADIATION PROTECTION; REACTOR ACCIDENTS; US NRC; ACCIDENTS; DECOMMISSIONING; ENRICHED URANIUM REACTORS; 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