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Nuclear powerplant siting and licensing legislation

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy

Nuclear powerplant siting and licensing legislation

hearings before the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Congress of the United States, Ninety-fourth Congress, first session, on S. 1717 and H.R. 7002, and similar proposals H.R. 3995 and H.R. 3734 ... June 25 and November 11, 1975

by United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear power plants -- Location -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Nuclear power plants -- Licenses -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 770 p. :
    Number of Pages770
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14950742M

    Comprised of 23 chapters, this book begins with an assessment of siting considerations for nuclear power plants from a government perspective. The instrument used by Florida Power & Light in evaluating a power plant site is described, along with an ecosystem approach to atomic energy development. Energy Facilities Siting / Licensing Process. The California Energy Commission has the statutory responsibility for licensing thermal power plants 50 megawatts and larger and the plants related facilities such as transmission lines, fuel supply lines, water pipelines, etc.

    In the mids, the United States government and its citizens demanded that all utility organizations which owned nuclear power plants become more responsible for the construction and operation of these facilities, a demand created from more than twenty years of poor nuclear industry performance, a demand that led to more complex and unpredictable nuclear power plant licensing, designing. inclusion in Cornell Law Review by an authorized administrator of [email protected] Law: A Digital Repository. For more information, please [email protected] Recommended Citation John L. Zenor,The Legal Setting of Nuclear Powerplant Sitting Decisions a New York State Controversy, 80 ().

    Description. A robust national nuclear safety infrastructure is essential for the deployment of a country’s first nuclear power plant. A major challenge in this process is the development of an effective legal and governmental framework for safety, including an independent regulatory body. Nuclear safety is methodically established through science and simulation in compliance with government regulations. This book explains the related development practices and technical bases of.


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Nuclear powerplant siting and licensing legislation by United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy Download PDF EPUB FB2

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and H.R.and similar proposals H.R. and H.R. Studies on nuclear power plant siting and licensing are expensive and complex undertakings requiring critical geologic input for the planning, design, and construction phases. Commercial production of nuclear power in the United States began inin an era when geologic hazards were seemingly not as critical as they are today to designers.

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Nuclear powerplant siting and licensing: hearings before the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Congress of the United States, Ninety-third Congress, second session on H.R.H.R.H.R.and S. We consider the roles and perspectives of other parties as well. The scientific and procedural limitations that affect the siting process are analyzed.

Finally, recommendations are made to improve the manner in which conclusions about seismic hazards at nuclear power plant sites are presented. ONR's guide to 'Licensing Nuclear Installations' This guide provides an overview of the nuclear regulatory regime and the processes for licensing and delicensing nuclear sites.

It has been revised to reflect recent legal changes, as a result of the introduction of new legislation and to include reference to updated processes and procedures. The consultation on the siting criteria and process for a new National Policy Statement for nuclear power with single reactor capacity over 1 gigawatt beyond was the first step to designating a new National Policy Statement for Nuclear Power between   Ahmad M N, Abbas A R, Ismail M N, Mohd Yapandi M F K, Mohd Siam M F, Setu A, Othman N A and Mohd Saleh S Nuclear power plant siting guideline for peninsular Malaysia AIP Conf.

Proc. Crossref Google Scholar. 2(a). ~cialfactors in siting a nuclear powetplant General: The special aspect ofa nuclear power plant is the potential for the release ofa significant quantity ofradioactive material.

From this perspective ofnuclear safety, the primary objective in siting a nuclear power plant is the protection ofthe public and the environment from the. Nuclear power plant siting and licensing legislation S.

and H.R.and similar proposals H.R. and H.R. to consider the administration's legislative proposal for amending the Atomic Energy Act ofas amended, to provide for the approval of sites for production and utilization facilities, and for other purposes. The Price-Anderson Nuclear Industries Indemnity Act (commonly called the Price-Anderson Act) is a United States federal law, first passed in and since renewed several times, which governs liability-related issues for all non-military nuclear facilities constructed in the United States before The main purpose of the Act is to partially compensate the nuclear industry against.

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Washington, DC Introduction. In order for a commercial nuclear power plant to operate in the United States, it has to obtain a license from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

Among other things, the NRC is responsible for licensing and regulating the operation of nuclear power plants.

Nuclear power plant licensing procedures in the United Kingdom The licence is greatly expanded at this stage, contain- ing up to 60 conditions covering every safety related aspect Of nuclear power station operation, and in- cluding such matters as plant operating rules, radio- logical protection, operation and maintenance procedures, the.

Siting Practices and Site Licensing Process for New Reactors in Canada Marcel de Vos (CNSC, Canada) Coffee Break: Potential Nuclear Power Plant Siting Issues in the United Arab Emirates Waddad Al Hanai (FANR, United Arab Emirates) NPP Siting in Western Part of Java Island Indonesia: Regional Analysis Stage.

A nuclear power plant is a thermal power station in which the heat source is a nuclear is typical of thermal power stations, heat is used to generate steam that drives a steam turbine connected to a generator that produces ofthe International Atomic Energy Agency reported there were nuclear power reactors in operation in 30 countries.

Combined License Applications for New Reactors By issuing a combined license (COL), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) authorizes the licensee to construct and (with specified conditions) operate a nuclear power plant at a specific site, in accordance with established laws and regulations.

Nuclear power in the United States is provided by 96 commercial reactors with a net capacity of 98 gigawatts (GW), 64 pressurized water reactors and 32 boiling water reactors.

In they produced a total ofthousand megawatt hours of electricity, which accounted for 20% of the nation's total electric energy generation. Innuclear energy comprised nearly 50 percent of U.S. The NRC licenses all commercially owned nuclear power plants that produce electricity in the United States.

After the initial license is granted, the license may be amended, renewed, transferred, or otherwise modified, depending on activities that affect the reactor during its operating life. (2) Within 6 months after the enactment of this act, the commission shall establish, by rule, alternative cost recovery mechanisms for the recovery of costs incurred in the siting, design, licensing, and construction of a nuclear power plant, including new, expanded, or relocated electrical transmission lines and facilities that are necessary thereto, or of an integrated gasification combined.

The regulations were revised to permit one-step licensing in an effort to remove regulatory risk and better define the rules and processes needed to obtain a license for a nuclear power plant in the United States. The NRC now lists about 25 individual nuclear power plants in the planning stages.

Many of these have already begun the license.The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is an independent agency of the United States government tasked with protecting public health and safety related to nuclear energy.

Established by the Energy Reorganization Act ofthe NRC began operations on Januas one of two successor agencies to the United States Atomic Energy Commission.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.