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Safety goals for nuclear power plants
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Policy Evaluation
|Statement||Office of Policy Evaluation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||69 p. in various pagings ;|
|Number of Pages||69|
safety precautions for nuclear power plants, need to panic. Knowledge is power:What is Hanford? In , the nuclear waste, employees in the area were immediately asked to take precautions. US electricity from nuclear power In the s and 80s, more than a hundred nuclear reactors were built in the United States. They promised abundant, safe, “clean” energy, free from the pollution associated with coal and other fossil fuels. Today, most of those reactors remain in operation, in .
Primary safety goal: To protect people and the environment from harmful effects of ionizing radiation Upper level safety goal: Ensuring adequate protection in all operational modes of the nuclear power plants as well as of the facilities and installations at a site . U.S. nuclear energy plants continued operating at high levels of safety and reliability in , according to data monitored by the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO). Key indicators used to track performance against industry goals set for show that, as a group, the plants.
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Safety goals for the operation of nuclear power plants for a two-year evalu-ation period. The Commission'also issued an evaluation plan which describes the activities to be performed during the period of evaluation of the safety goals and solicited comments on the evaluation plan File Size: 5MB.
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