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The accident at Three Mile Island.

Health & Safety Executive

The accident at Three Mile Island.

by Health & Safety Executive

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Published by Health and Safety Executive in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination11p.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15177004M
ISBN 100717600416
OCLC/WorldCa25306486

The book served as a real eye-opener for me. Nuclear energy is not something that crosses my mind often, if at all. I had heard vaguely of the meltdown at Chernobyl that occurred in but The Warning: The Accident at Three Mile Island kept more of my attention since it occurred less than miles from s: 1.   I have vivid memories of Three Mile Island 40 years ago - and one lingering concern. Now, with the 40th anniversary approaching, there is one nagging thought not possible for me to : Joe Stafford.

The Three Mile Island accident at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant in Pennsylvania was "the single most important event in the fifty-year history of nuclear power regulation in the United States". Many people have seen the event as a turning point for the nuclear power industry in the United States. The Three Mile Island power station is near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

from Three Mile Island. As a college student who held summer jobs with the state of Pennsylvania, I made frequent drives on Route past still-undeveloped Three Mile Island, through Middletown, and on to Harris-burg. Although I had moved away from the area by the time of the Three Mile Island accident, members of my family, friends, and. Three Mile Island health effects research program / George K. Tokuhata --Extent and psychological distress of persons in the vicinity of Three Mile Island / Peter S. Houts [and others] --Industry response to Three Mile Island / Bruce L. King.


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This book is the first comprehensive account of the causes, context, and consequences of the Three Mile Island crisis. In gripping prose, J. Samuel Walker captures the high human drama surrounding the accident, sets it in the context of the heated debate over nuclear power in the seventies, and analyzes the social, technical, and political Cited by: The Three Mile Island Accident chronicles the worst nuclear meltdown in American history and the changes made in the aftermath of the accident.

Along with pictures and a bibliography, you will learn about Three Mile Island like never before, in no time at all.3/5(23). This book is the first comprehensive account of the causes, context, and consequences of the Three Mile Island crisis. In gripping prose, J.

Samuel Walker captures the high human drama surrounding the accident, sets it in the context of the heated debate over nuclear power in the seventies, and analyzes the social, technical, and political.

Three Mile Island Accident In the early morning hours of Maa mechanical or electric failure set off an unlikely series of events that led to a partial meltdown at the Unit 2 reactor. This book is the first comprehensive account of the causes, context, and consequences of the Three Mile Island crisis.

In gripping prose, J. The accident at Three Mile Island. book Samuel Walker captures the high human drama surrounding the accident, sets it in the context of the heated debate over nuclear power in the seventies, and analyzes the social, technical, and political 5/5(1).

Three Mile Island, site of a nuclear power plant 10 mi (16 km) south of Harrisburg, Pa. On Mar. 28,failure of the cooling system of the No. 2 nuclear reactor led to overheating and partial melting of its uranium core and production of hydrogen gas, which raised fears of an explosion and dispersal of radioactivity.

Thousands living near the plant left the area before the day crisis. This book is the first comprehensive account of the causes, context, and consequences of the Three Mile Island crisis.

In gripping prose, J. Samuel Walker captures the high human drama surrounding the accident, sets it in the context of the heated debate over nuclear power in the seventies, and analyzes the social, technical, and political.

The Warning (), about the accident at Three Mile Island Drug Crazy: How we got into this mess and how we can get out () Angle of Attack (), a biography of Harrison Storms which also details America's race to the moon/5. A cogent, well-written, and extensively researched look at the role of the U.S.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in the Three Mile Island disaster, with an emphasis on how the accident revealed the need for better regulations and stopgaps in nuclear plant management and safety policy/5(12). The sensational Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant Accident of raised many policy problems.

Since the TMI accident, many authorities in the nation, including the President's Commission on TMI, Congress, GAO, as well as NRC, have researched lessons and recommended various corrective measures for the improvement of nuclear regulatory policy.

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Normal Accident at Three Mile Island. Our first example of the accident potential of complex systems is the accident at the Three Mile Island Unit 2 nuclear plant near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on Ma I have simplified the technical details a great deal and have not tried to define all of the terms.

"Three Mile Island: The People's Testament," a book based on interviews with residents, says that many people reported diseases that were consistent with exposure to nuclear radiation contamination.   Another book, “The People of. Chronology of accident at Three Mile Island nuclear plant, Mar Apr 2; diagram of what went wrong in nuclear reactor; illus of Pres and Mrs Carter with Harold R Denton of Nuclear Regulatory.

Three Mile Island is best known as the location of the most serious accident at a commercial nuclear power plant in U.S.

history. Inthe plant experienced the. On Mathe worst nuclear reactor accident in U.S. history occurred at the Three Mile Island power plant in Central Pennsylvania. Radiation Nation tells the story of what happened that day and in the months and years that followed, as local residents tried to make sense of the emergency.

The near-meltdown occurred at a pivotal moment when the New Deal coalition was. CHRISTINE BAKER, The Patriot-NewsThree Mile IslandMa 4 a.m. Unit 2 has been in service for about three months. Unit 1 is shut down for refueling. A minor malfunction in the non-nuclear. Samuel Walker talks about his book, [Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective], and describes the events before and after the Maaccident at the Three Mile.

'It scared the hell out of people': Remembering Three Mile Island accident, 40 years later. The Ma accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant led to widespread fear in the Author: Mike Argento.

The health effects of the Three Mile Island nuclear accident are widely, but not universally, agreed to be very low. The American Nuclear Society concluded here that average local radiation exposure was equivalent to a chest X-ray, and maximum local exposure equivalent to less than a year's background radiation.

The U.S. BEIR report on the Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation states. Format: Book; ISBN: ; LOC call number: TKH37 T45 ; Published: Washington, D.C.: American Chemical Society,   On Mathe nation’s worst commercial nuclear accident occurred at Three Mile Island. The partial meltdown at the plant made worldwide headlines and .United States.

President's Commission on the Accident at Three Mile Island: Report of the Office of Chief Counsel on the role of the managing utility and its suppliers / (Washington, D.C.: The Office: For sale by the Supt.

of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., []), also by United States. President's Commission on the Accident at Three Mile Island.