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View Resource 2009 Update of the MIT 2003 "The Future of Nuclear Power"

In 2003 a group of MIT faculty issued a study on The Future of Nuclear Power.1 The study was motivated by growing concern about global warming and the urgency of developing and deploying electricity...

http://web.mit.edu/nuclearpower/pdf/nuclearpower-update2009....
View Resource About Exposure to I-131

Plutonium for nuclear weapons was produced at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation from 1944, when it opened, until 1972 when the last reactor was closed. The Hanford Environmental Dose Reconstruction...

http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/hanford/community/
View Resource Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards

The Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) is statutorily mandated by the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended. The Committee has three primary purposes: * to review and report on...

http://www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/regulatory/advisory/acrs.html
View Resource Alternative Energy Resources

Library of books, articles, audio-visual materials

http://nmsua.edu/library/alternative-energy/
View Resource ATEEC Environmental & Energy Resources for Teachers

The ATEEC store provides a variety of downloadable documents -- many of them free -- for both community college faculty and K-12 teachers, These lesson plans, curricula, instructional materials,...

http://ateec.org/slide-post/over-300-free-downloads/
View Resource Atomic Energy Act of 1954 [As Amended Through P.L. 105-394, November 13, 1998]: An Act for the Development and Control of Atomic Energy

The Atomic Energy Act (AEA) established the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) to promote the "utilization of atomic energy for peaceful purposes to the maximum extent consistent with the common defense...

http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11950/
View Resource Atomic Energy Act of 1954 [As Amended through P.L. 105-394, November 13, 1998]: An Act for the Development and Control of Atomic Energy

The Atomic Energy Act (AEA) established the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) to promote the "utilization of atomic energy for peaceful purposes to the maximum extent consistent with the common defense...

http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11950/
View Resource Backgrounder on Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Accident

On April 26, 1986, an accident occurred at Unit 4 of the nuclear power station at Chernobyl, Ukraine, in the former USSR. The accident, caused by a sudden surge of power, destroyed the reactor and...

http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/fact-sheets/ch...
View Resource Backgrounder on Dirty Bombs

A ?dirty bomb? is one type of a ?radiological dispersal device? (RDD) that combines a conventional explosive, such as dynamite, with radioactive material. The terms dirty bomb and RDD are often u...

http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/fact-sheets/di...
View Resource Backgrounder on Emergency Preparedness at Nuclear Power Plants

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) reexamined the role of emergency preparedness (EP) for protecting the public near nuclear power plants following the accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear...

http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/fact-sheets/em...
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