Managing Nuclear Reactor Accidents: Issues Raised by Three Mile Island

Hamilton GW (1980). Managing Nuclear Reactor Accidents: Issues Raised by Three Mile Island. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-80-048

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Abstract

This paper provides a descriptive account of significant events in the accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in March, 1979. It is based upon documents collected as background materials for the IIASA workshop: Procedural and Organizational Measures for Accident Management: Nuclear Reactors. In addition to the references listed, information was supplied by John Lathrop, who conducted interviews with government and industry officials involved in the crisis.

There have been several reports from several sources describing the accident at Three Mile Island. This report distinguishes itself by presenting a summary of those aspects of the accident especially relevant to the development of improvements in procedural and organizational measures for accident preparedness and management.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Working Paper)
Research Programs: Management and Technology Area (MMT)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:48
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2016 02:57
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/1421

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