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Three Mile Island plus five

Three Mile Island plus five

an IEEE spectrum compendium : selected articles from the April 1984 issue covering the current status of the Three Mile Island nuclear power station and the effects of the accident at TMI on the U.S. nuclear industry.

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Published by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in [New York], N.Y. (345 E. 42 St., N.Y. 10017) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania
    • Subjects:
    • Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant (Pa.),
    • Nuclear power plants -- Pennsylvania -- Accidents

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 55.

      Other titlesIEEE spectrum.
      ContributionsInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTK1345.H37 T467 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. 26-55 :
      Number of Pages55
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2561681M
      LC Control Number85100787

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      Owned by the Appalachian Mountain Club, Three Mile Lake is located on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire, USA. During the day, people generally find their own rhythm of quiet and activity, depending on the weather, their company, and inclination. Three Mile Island forever tainted the image of nuclear power in the United States; no new plants were opened for 30 years after the accident. The effects of the radiation leak were, thankfully, mild.

      Three Mile Island burst into the nation's headlines twenty-five years ago, forever changing our view of nuclear power. The dramatic accident held the world's attention for an unsettling week in March as engineers struggled to understand what had happened and brought the damaged reactor to a safe condition. Much has been written since then about TMI, but it is not easy to find up-to-date.   Three Mile Island Special Version ()(Richard Orban)[a].


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Three Mile Island is the site of a nuclear power plant in south central Pennsylvania. In Marcha series of mechanical and human errors at.

Received September 6amended November 24accepted December 5 Over the past 25 years, public health concerns following the Three Mile Island (TMI) accident prompted several epidemiologic investigations in the vicinity of TMI. One of these studies is ongoing. This commentary suggests that the major source of.

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commercial nuclear power plant history. On the seven-point International Nuclear Event Scale, the incident Location: Londonderry Township, Dauphin. Format: Book; ISBN: ; LOC call number: TKH37 T45 ; Published: Washington, D.C.: American Chemical Society, For five days, the citizens of central Pennsylvania and the entire world, amid growing alarm, followed the efforts of authorities to prevent the crippled plant from spewing dangerous quantities of radiation into the environment.

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