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Three Mile Island cleanup

Three Mile Island cleanup

experiences, waste disposal, and environmental impact

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Published by American Institute of Chemical Engineers in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant (Pa.),
  • Radioactive decontamination.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLester J. King and James H. Opelka, editors.
    SeriesAIChE symposium series,, no. 213, v. 78 (1982), AIChE symposium series ;, no. 213.
    ContributionsKing, L. J., Opelka, J. H., American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK1345.H37 T46 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p. :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3489120M
    ISBN 100816902240
    LC Control Number82008817

    Three Mile Island Cleanup and Rehabilitation Oversight Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, Second Session Held in Washington, D.C., (Book): United States.   Three Mile Island Cleanup Uncovers New Details of the Unit 2 reactor at Three Mile Island on Ma , it was widely feared that Pennsylvania, or even the United States, might be .

    The Cleanup Operation. During the cleanup operations at the Three Mile Island nuclear reactor there were issues of ethical misconduct on the part of both organizations and individuals that occurred. Professor Stephen Unger of Columbia University has discussed one such example in his book "Controlling Technology." Background information.   Pennsylvania's Three Mile Island Generating Station announced on Tuesday that it would close around September pending policy reforms. In it suffered an infamous partial meltdown.

      The Year Downfall of Nuclear Power in the U.S. Has Left a Huge Mess Hanford is a $ billion cleanup burden, full of accidents waiting to happen. The reactor at Three Mile Island in. 3. Three Mile Island, looking northeast /49 4. Schematic diagram of TMI-2 /72 5. Control room of TMI-2 /75 6. Richard L. Thornburgh and William W. Scranton III /81 7. Victor Stello Jr. and Joseph J. Fouchard /97 8. Three Mile Island plants, looking east from Goldsboro / 9. Jack Herbein and Walter Creitz at a press conference, Ma


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