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Decommissioning of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station

Decommissioning of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station

draft environmental impact statement.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Energy, Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Waste Management and Fuel Cycle Programs, Remedial Action Program Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shippingport Atomic Power Station (Shippingport, Pennsylvania),
  • Nuclear power plants -- Decommissioning -- Environmental aspects -- Pennsylvania -- Shippingport.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDraft environmental impact statement.
    ContributionsUnited States. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Waste Management and Fuel Cycle Programs. Remedial Actions Programs Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16104567M

    A book about the design of the Shippingport plant was published. The operator of the Shippingport reactor was the Duquesne Light Company. Building started in April ; commercial operations began in May This reactor was a MWe unit and cost $ million to build. The fuel was UO 2 with zircaloy-2 cladding and hafnium control rods. The Shippingport reactor project responded to the request by the American Congress for the Navy Program to contribute to the commercial development of nuclear power. Shippingport was also designed to be a possible water-cooled breeder reactor and was intended to serve as a prototype for reactors to be used for aircraft carriers. A book about.

    Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology. Dr. Baisden currently is an editor of the international journal, Radiochimica Acta. BURSTEIN, SOL Dr. Burstein is a registered professional engineer and currently does consulting work mainly in the areas of nuclear and mechanical engineering management. He retired as vice chairman of the board of directors of Wisconsin Energy Corporation and spent. Downloadable (with restrictions)! Although there are many indications that nuclear power plants are likely to stay on site for a period of 60 to years after closure, there are also several reasons to remove the facility from the landscape, such as the desire to use the site for a new power plant or other purpose, safety, and aesthetics.

    Decommissioning has begun at 29 UK reactors, 25 of them early Magnox types with graphite moderators.* One of the first was Berkeley nuclear power station (2 x MWe), closed for economic reasons in after 27 years of operation, where defuelling was completed in The cooling ponds were then drained, cleaned and filled in and the.   Shippingport was created and operated under the auspices of Admiral Hyman G. Rickover, whose authority included a substantial role within the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). Its design team.


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Decommissioning of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Shippingport Atomic Power Station was (according to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission) the world's first full-scale atomic electric power plant devoted exclusively to peacetime uses.

It was located near the present-day Beaver Valley Nuclear Generating Station on the Ohio River in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States, about 25 miles (40 km) from on: Shippingport, Pennsylvania.

Decommissioning of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station Beaver County, Pennvania May Abstract The U. Department of Energy proto decommission the Shippingport Atomic Power Station located at Shippingpor, Pennsylvania.

This environmental impact statement analyzes possible decommissioning alternatives, evaluates poten­. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Decomissioning of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Energy, Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Waste Management and Fuel Cycle Programs, Remedial Action Program Office ; Springfield, Va.: Available from National Technical Information Service, Get this from a library.

Decomissioning of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station. [United States. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Waste Management and. Energy’s (DOE) decommissioning of the Shippingport, Pennsylvania, nuclear power plant. You wanted to know whether DOE had met the goals described at the July hearings before your Committee.

DOE’S goals were to. demonstrate that a large nuclear plant can be decommissioned safely. @article{osti_, title = {Shippingport: Overall project progress}, author = {Crimi, F.P.}, abstractNote = {The Shippingport Atomic Power Station (SAPS) consisted of the Nuclear Steam Supply Steam and associated radioactive waste processing systems, which were owned by the United States Department of Energy (DOE), and the Balance of Plant, owned by the Duquesne Light company.

The decommissioning of the Shippingport atomic power station involved not only the disassembly of the nuclear side of the plant, but also the disposition of the site structures and equipment by release or by disposal as radwaste. The Shippingport Atomic Power Station (Shippingport) was constructed in the mid-fifties as a joint project of the Government and Duquesne Light nuclear portion of Shippingport has been in operation since that time under supervision of the Division Author: R.

Miller, J. Landon. The Shippingport Atomic Power Plant, built insignified Eisenhower’s follow-through on his promise to alter the use of atomic technology for peaceful rather than military purposes. This plant was the first large-scale commercial nuclear power plant in the United States, built.

The decommissioning of Shippingport began inafter twenty-five years of operation, when the breeder reactor was formally shut down. The last of the nuclear fuel was removed from the plant on September 6,and Naval Reactors formally turned the plant over to DOE.the Shippingport Atomic Power Station was designated a.

Decommissioning Situation in the Federal Republic of Germany.- Decommissioning Peach Bottom Unit The Use of Engineering Scale Models in Decommissioning Nuclear Facilities.- Planning for Decommissioning of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station.- Power Reactor Decommissioning (Part II).- Residual Activity Limits for Decommissioning "On December 2,Shippingport, a megawatt pressurized water reactor, became the nation’s first operating nuclear power plant.

Over its year life, the plant operated for ab hours and produced about billion kilowatt-hours of electricity." Inthe Department of Energy began decommissioning the plant.

Shippingport Atomic Power Station as pictured in original press package; photo PR •Shippingport started up 60 years ago today. On December 2,the reactor at the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, which was America’s first, full-scale nuclear power plant, was made critical for. Two cost estimates for the D&D of the U.S.

GDPs were developed in in developing legislation to establish the USEC. Under contract to the DOE, Ebasco and TLG developed two separate cost estimates incorporating different assumptions (DOE, a,b). In addition, MMES had developed an earlier cost.

Station Decommissioning All nuclear power stations are designed to have a working life of around 40 years. Given prudent operation and maintenance, the lifespan of modern Pressurised Water Reactors could be extended up to around 60 years. From Shippingport Press Package, photo PR “Generator for Shippingport Atomic Power Plant shipped from Westinghouse – Bound for Shippingport, Pa., site of the world’s first full-scale atomic power plant devoted exclusively to serving civilian needs, thiskilowatt generator is prepared for shipment at the East Pittsburgh plant of Westinghouse Electric Corporation.

Definition. Nuclear decommissioning is the administrative and technical process whereby a nuclear facility such as a nuclear power plant (NPP), a research reactor, an isotope production plant, a particle accelerator, or uranium mine is dismantled to the point that it no longer requires measures for radiation progressive demolition of buildings and removal of radioactive material.

On 26 MayPresident Dwight Eisenhower opened the Shippingport atomic power station in Pennsylvania as part of his “Atoms for Peace” program. Jointly operated by the Department of Energy and the Duquesne Light Company, Shippingport was the first commercial, central electric-generation station in the United States that used nuclear energy.

Atomica, Dismantling of Shippingport Atomic Power Station (U.S.), () Google Scholar Science and Technology Agency, Decommissioning of Nuclear Facility, (), p. 47 Google ScholarCited by: 6. The Shippingport Atomic Power Station was (according to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission) the world’s first full-scale atomic electric power plant devoted exclusively to peacetime uses.

It was located near the present-day Beaver Valley Nuclear Generating Station on the Ohio River in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States, about 25 miles (40 km) from y: United States.

This vOlume contains the invited and contributed papers pre­ sented at the American Nuclear Society (ANS) meeting on Decontamina­ tion and Decommissioning (D & D) of Nuclear Facilities, held Septem­ ber, in Sun Valley, Idaho.

This was the first U. S. meeting of the ANS which addressed.decontamination and decommissioning of nuclear facilities final report of three research co-ordination meetings organized by the international atomic energy agency and held between and atechnical document issued by the international atomic energy agency, vienna,   The Year Downfall of Nuclear Power in the U.S.

Has Left a Huge Mess The demand for atomic energy is in decline. But before the country can .