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Main Title Science of Responding to a Nuclear Reactor Accident. Summary of a Symposium. Held on May 13, 2014.
CORP Author National Research Council, Washington, DC. Division on Earth and Life Studies.; National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.; Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
Year Published 2014
Report Number ISBN-978-0-309-31659-0
Stock Number PB2015-101811
Additional Subjects Nuclear reactors ; Accidents ; Reactor safety ; Reactor accidents ; Symposiums ; Federal government ; State government ; United States ; Evacuation ; Sheltering ; Food interdictions ; Regulatory authority ; Potassium iodide(KI) ; Emergency Planning Zones(EPZs)
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NTIS  PB2015-101811 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 52p
Abstract This document provides a summary of the presentations and discussions that took place during the May 13, 2014. The symposium topic was prompted by the March 2011 accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant that was initiated by the 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami off the northeast coast of Japan. This was the fourth major nuclear accident that has occurred since the beginning of the nuclear age some 60 years ago. This years symposium promoted discussions among federal, state, academic, research institute, and news media representatives on current scientific knowledge and response plans for nuclear reactor accidents.
Supplementary Notes Sponsored by National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. and Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
Availability Notes Product reproduced from digital image.
PUB Date Free Form May 13 2014
Category Codes 77H | Reactor Engineering & Nuclear Power Plants; 77F | Radiation Shielding, Protection, & Safety; 43 | Problem Solving Information for State & Local Governments
Document Type NT
Medium MF | XM; PC | PO
Cataloging Source DHEWIH; EPAG; NASNRC
Origin NTIS
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