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Impact of federal R&D funding on Three Mile Island cleanup costs

United States. General Accounting Office

Impact of federal R&D funding on Three Mile Island cleanup costs

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by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant (Pa.),
  • United States. -- Dept. of Energy.,
  • Nuclear power plants -- Accidents -- Pennsylvania.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the U.S. General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4, 19 p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14513829M

    The State Funded Cleanup Program is designed to address sites where there are no viable responsible parties, the site poses an imminent hazard, and the site does not qualify for Superfund or is a low priority for EPA. Remediation efforts are triggered when a Florida Department of Environmental Protection district office requests adoption of a site for state-funded. Exxon paid $2B in cleanup, close to $5B in damages Led to improvements in ship requirements Which type of energy always gets the most federal R&D money? What initial disaster made people think twice about Nuclear? What disaster followed? Three Mile Island, Chernobyl. Three Mile Island. Partial meltdown + partial evacuation Core heated.

    Get this from a library! Three Mile Island, the financial fallout: report. [United States. General Accounting Office.] -- The nuclear accident at the Three Mile Island powerplant triggered a number of serious problems for the General Public Utilities Corporation, and affiliated companies, including a . Decommissioning Funding Status Report for the Three Mile Island Nuclear Station, Unit 2 Pursuant to 10 CFR and 10 CFR , GPU Nuclear, Inc. is hereby submitting three (3).

    Start studying unit 9 terms. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Three Mile Island - nuclear plant near Harrisburg, PA - launched a three-pronged assault on federal taxes, social-welfare spending, + regulatory bureaucracy.   The city’s budget for the NYC Cleanup Initiative has reached $ million in fiscal year , which breaks down to $, for each of the borough’s three council districts, according to a.


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Impact of federal R&D funding on Three Mile Island cleanup costs by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Chairman and the Ranking Minority Member of the House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs requested that GAO respond to several questions concerning the administration's proposed $ million in Federal funding for data acquisition and research and development activities during the cleanup of the Three Mile Island nuclear reactor Unit 2.

GAO was asked to respond to several questions concerning proposals to finance the cleanup of Three Mile Island Unit 2 (TMI-2): (1) the differences between the two Department of Energy (DOE) proposed expenditures for TMI activities; (2) the extent to which the state funding plan for TMI cleanup assumes that the federal contribution would offset $ million of the estimated $ million cleanup cost.

Get this from a library. Impact of federal R & D funding on Three Mile Island cleanup costs: report. [United States. General Accounting Office.]. Comments were given on the financial and operational aspects of the cleanup effort at the Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear powerplant and the potential impact that federal research and development funding could have on the total cost.

The latest estimate by the General Public Utilities Corporation (GPU) anticipates that $ million will be needed during the period through to complete. Cleanup Schedule and Cost (GAO/EMD) This is the second of two reports you requested in your March 8,joint letter which asked for (1) an update on our Janureport entitled "Impact of Federal R&g on Three Mile Island Cleanup Costs" (EMD) and.

on Three Mile Island Cleanup Costs (EMID) This is the first of two reports requested in your March 8,joint letter in which you asked for (1) an update on the report we sent to you on Januentitled "Impact of Federal R&D Funding on Three Mile Island Cleanup Costs" (EMD the Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear generating station and the Gotential impact that Federal research and development funding could have on the total cost.

The General Accounting Gffice (GAG) has had a continuing interest in TM1 for quite some time. he have issued three reForts over the last 18 months L/. Three Mile Island, Unit 1 Document E, Rev. 0 Decommissioning Cost Analysis Page vii of xix EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report presents estimates of the cost to decommission Three Mile Island, Unit 1 (TMI-1) for the identified decommissioning scenarios following a.

• Total TMI-2 “clean up” cost was $ million – Ratepayers ~$ million – Property insurance $ million – Some research funding – Balance by shareholders • TMI-1 restarted in – Still operating – Licensed through • TMI-1 and TMI-2 will be decommissioned at same time TMI-2 “Clean-Up”.

"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 Three Mile Island. The Three Mile Island Unit 1 nuclear reactor shutdown, which is set to begin no later than in Sept.

30, would take nearly 60 years and $ billion. on S. and to discuss the status of the cleanup effort at The Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear generating station, the financial ); "Impact of Federal R&D Fundin (EMD, Jan. 15, 9 on Three Mile Island Cleanup Costs" ). 1 \/!I i I I(', (d- L-f- available to GPU.

Before commenting on S.I would first like to respond. Effect on nuclear power industry. Global history of the use of nuclear power. The Three Mile Island accident is one of the factors cited for the decline of new reactor construction.

According to the IAEA, the Three Mile Island accident was a significant turning point in Location: Londonderry Township, Dauphin. Attachment 1 TMI Three Mile lsland Nuclear Station, Unit 2 Decommissioning Funding Status Report - NRC Formula Page 1 of 3 This report reflects the FirstEnergy Corp.

subsidiary ownership interests in the Three Mile lsland Nuclear Station, Unit 2 as of Decem 1. The disinclination of rate-making bodies in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, the two states where customers received power from Three Mile Island, to.

For example, the approach in the Regulatory Impact Analysis for EPA’s final Coal Combustion Residuals rule estimated the benefits of avoiding future disposal impoundment failures as the sum of avoided costs of cleanup and ecosystem restoration, and legal fees (US EPA b). This approach does not coincide with willingness to pay for.

Current Status of the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station, Units 1 and 2: Oversight Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, First Session, on Current Status of the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station, Units 1 and 2; Hearing Held in Washington, D.C., April.

Although no one was hurt, the accident at Three Mile Island had a powerful impact politically. Many people now doubted the safety of nuclear energy. Such doubts have continued. Since Three Mile Island, some 60 nuclear power plants have been shut down or abandoned, and no.

The TMI-2 Cleanup: Challenging and Successful. The cleanup of the damaged nuclear reactor system at Three Mile Island Unit 2 took nearly 12 years and cost approximately $ million.

The cleanup was uniquely challenging technically and radiologically. Plant surfaces had to be decontaminated. Water used and stored during the cleanup had to be. If Three Mile Island shuts down, the counties and communities surrounding the plant could see less money for emergency management.

When other nuclear plants have closed, the operators have typically been given permission from the federal government to discontinue the mile. 3-MILE ISLAND STUDY PREDICTS CLEANUP WILL EXTEND TO '88 nuclear reactor at Three Mile Island could be cleaned up with considerably less risk to the workers than had been estimated but that the.Three Mile Island Cleanup and Rehabilitation Oversight Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, Second Session Held in Washington, D.C., (Book): United States.

On Monday, the owner of Three Mile Island, the site of the United State's worst commercial nuclear power accident, said that the plant will shut down in .