Emergency Planning at Seabrook Nuclear Powerplant: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy Conservation and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, Second Session, November 18, 1986
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy Conservation and Power
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1987 - 707 pages
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Page 199 - States that : (a) The development, use, and control of atomic energy shall be directed so as to make the maximum contribution to the general welfare, subject at all times to the paramount objective of making the maximum contribution to the common defense and security.
Page 199 - SECTION 1. DECLARATION. — Atomic energy is capable of application for peaceful as well as military purposes. It is therefore declared to be the policy of the United States that— "a. the development, use, and control of atomic energy shall be directed so as to make the maximum contribution to the general welfare, subject at all times to the paramount objective of making the maximum contribution to the common defense and security ; and "b.
Page 171 - the state of onsite and offsite emergency preparedness provides reasonable assurance that adequate protective measures can and will be taken in the event of a radiological emergency.
Page 11 - Is that, given the present level of safety being achieved by the operating nuclear power plants In this country, we can expect to see a core meltdown accident within the next 20 years and it Is possible that such an accident could result in off-site releases of radiation which are as large as, or larger than, the releases estimated to have occurred at Chernobyl.
Page 173 - REGIONAL OFFICE COORDINATES THE PLANNING REVIEW AND ASSURES THAT AN EXERCISE IS CONDUCTED TO ADEQUATELY TEST THE PLANS- IT ALSO HOLDS A PUBLIC MEETING TO INFORM INTERESTED PARTIES OF THE CONTENT OF THE PLANS AND WHAT WOULD BE EXPECTED OF THE PUBLIC IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY AT THE PLANT. THE PLANS ARE APPROVED BY THE FEMA ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF STATE AND LOCAL PROGRAMS AND SUPPORT.
Page 313 - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION ATOMIC SAFETY AND LICENSING BOARD Before Administrative Judges: Ivan W.
Page 70 - ... there exists a State, local, or utility plan which provides reasonable assurance that public health and safety is not endangered by operation of the facility concerned.
Page 392 - ... of the sum of prompt fatality risks resulting from other accidents to which members of the US population are generally exposed.
Page 243 - ... presumes that offslte Individuals may become contaminated with radioactive material or may be exposed to dangerous levels of radiation or perhaps both. Planning for emergencies 1s required as a prudent risk reduction measure for these Individuals. Since a range of accidents with widely differing offslte consequences can be postulated, the regulation does not depend on the assumption that a particular type of accident may or will occur. In fact, no specific accident sequences should be specified...