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Social and economic impacts of the Trojan Nuclear Power Plant

Social and economic impacts of the Trojan Nuclear Power Plant

a confirmatory technology assessment

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Published by The Commission, Available from GPO Sales Program, Division of Technical Information and Document Control, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, National Technical Information Service in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology -- Social aspects -- United States.,
  • Technology assessment -- United States.,
  • Nuclear power plants -- United States.

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    Statementprepared by E. Wenk, Jr. ... [et al.] ; prepared for Division of Site Safety and Environmental Analysis, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
    ContributionsWenk, E., U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. Division of Site Safety and Environmental Analysis.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 152 p. :
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17900432M

    Social and economic impacts of the Trojan Nuclear Power Plant: a confirmatory technology assessment /, by E Wenk, G. M Zemansky, R. H Watson, M Glover, J Douglass, P. L Bereano, and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.   Billed as an action-oriented forum for a variety of stakeholders to discuss what they can do about the economic challenges facing nuclear power plants, it came remarkably close to living up to its.

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    ESTIMATING THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF NUCLEAR POWER AND DESALINATION PLANT CONSTRUCTION IN INDONESIA. The objective of this study is to determine the economic impacts of the construction of the nuclear power plant 2 x MW(e) SMART type with desalination 4 x m3 which would conduct in years to in Madura Island, East Java. generation of electric power. Fig.2 Parts Of Nuclear Plant IV. NUCLEAR POWER IN INDIA Nuclear power is the fourth-largest source, of electricity in India after hydroelectric, thermal and renewable sources of electricity. As per the latest reports, India has 21 File Size: KB.


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Get this from a library. Social and economic impacts of the Trojan Nuclear Power Plant: a confirmatory technology assessment.

[E Wenk; P L Bereano; J Douglass; M Glover; R H Watson; G M Zemansky; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. Division of Site Safety and Environmental Analysis.; U.S.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The economic impact of any major industrial system generally has a large associated social impact, and vice versa (losing a large employer has a large negative social impact).

Social effects of building and operating nuclear power plants result from impacts upon (1) socially-valued aspects of the physical environment and (2) the social structure itself.

Sudden, temporary population growth during construction may strain financial and organizational resources of rural by: 9.

Trojan Nuclear Power Plant was a pressurized water reactor nuclear power plant (Westinghouse design) in the northwest United States, located southeast of Rainier, Oregon, and the only commercial nuclear power plant to be built in Oregon.

There was public opposition to the plant from the design stage. The three main opposition groups were the Trojan Decommissioning Alliance, Forelaws on the Location: Columbia County, near Rainier, Oregon, U.S.

The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) is a specialised agency within the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), an intergovernmental organisation of industrialised countries, based in Paris, France.

The mission of the NEA is to assist its Member countries in maintaining and further developing, through international co-operation, the scientific, technological and legal bases.

The best ways of looking at the socio-economic impacts of nuclear energy usage in developing countries, South Africa, to be exact, are to use the various tools available for Nuclear Energy System. This paper presents the results of a comparative analysis of the socioeconomic impacts of the construction and operation of two nuclear generating stations.

Although the construction of nuclear power plants is typically a multiyear process utilizing large numbers of workers and requiring large expenditures for equipment and materials, the socioeconomic changes in the areas in which the plants Cited by: 5.

Abstract. Economic development and population increase are boosting a new process of energy demand all around the world which implies also a protection of the environment and, consequently, the reduction of emissions of CO 2, a challenge that has to be fuels represent the cheapest costs in capital and have as common features that their exploitation is based on largely known Cited by: 1.

3 The Wider Economic Impacts of Nuclear Power Optimism Bias The cost of energy is the major factor in economic growth in advanced economies. There is now a well-established body of evidence that shows a clear correlation between oil prices (standing as a proxy for all energy prices) and the GDP of advanced economies.1 So the majorFile Size: KB.

Nuclear power is clean, efficient, and cheap. It works by splitting uranium atoms to create heat. The resultant steam turns generators to create electricity. But there are two rate, but huge, disadvantages.

If something goes wrong, it can create a nuclear meltdown. The resultant radioactivity is. Environmental assessment has been an important consideration for the nuclear industry since the creation of the International Atomic Energy Agency. The environment, in the broadest sense, encompasses man and his world, comprising both animate and inanimate components.

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The research about nuclear power started in the s for military purposes and more specifically for the atomic bomb, which was based on the chemical process, which is called nuclear fission. The first nuclear power station was founded in the s.

U.S. power plant performance has. The purpose of this study is to examine the economic impacts and other beneits provided by Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP), owned and operated by Paciic Gas and Electric Corporation (PG&E), on San Luis Obispo and northern Santa Barbara counties.

Nuclear-terrorism dangers can be divided into three categories: (1) dirty bombs, meaning conventional explosives or incendiary devices that disperse radioactive materials, (2) attacks on nuclear-weapon or nuclear-energy facilities, and (3) terrorist acquisition and use of nuclear-explosive weapons.

33 Further, the mere assertion of the capability to carry out one of these kinds of attacks—or. Company (PG&E) to conduct a detailed study of the local economic impacts that would result from the decommissioning and removal of Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP), and to compare those impacts to the potential economic impacts created by alternative uses of the DCPP site.

This report defines the local area as all of San Luis Obispo County and. Nuclear Plants Are Powerful Economic Engines More The American Nuclear Society, a non-profit professional society of nuclear scientists and Author: Eric Loewen. KHNP provided data on nuclear power plant construction and operations, on the regional costs and benefits of nuclear power plants and on KHNP’s regional and social outreach programmes.

in the environmental impact assessment is a nuclear power plant with electric power of 1,–2, MW. The power plant can also be constructed in a manner suitable for combined district heating production.

The nuclear power plant will consist of one or two light-wa. manently storing wastes Because nuclear power has been used for more than half a century, researchers al-ready have documented (see below) many cases of EIJ in nuclear-fuel-cycle stages (1), (2)–(5), and (9).

At stage (1), mining uranium, in most major uranium-producing nations of the world (e.g., Canada, Australia. The siting of a nuclear power plant presents special problems simply because of its scale and its staggering capital costs. Innuclear plants, projected for completion in 9 years, were expected to cost about $ per kilowatt hour.

Inwith an anticipated year construction period, estimates increased to $1, per kilowatt hour.The nuclear industry contributes to the Canadian economy by creating jobs and revenue, and by stabilizing the production of power – and contributing to our energy security.

Creating jobs The nuclear industry in Canada employs approximat people, and creates anot jobs indirectly through contracting. Careers in the nuclear industry offer women and men challenging work. The root cause of the troubles and frustrations, moreover, is commonly thought to be more political than economic.

The promise of nuclear power in .