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  • Three Mile Island Collection
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    Three Mile Island Collection

    Jonathan Stayer showed items, housed at the Pennsylvania State Archives, related to the nuclear incident at Three Mile Island in 1979. Mr. Stayer shared his personal story as a college student in the area at the time.…

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  • Governor Thornburgh and Three Mile Island
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    Governor Thornburgh and Three Mile Island

    Nancy Watson showed some of the papers of former Pennsylvania Governor and U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburgh (R). The papers give insight into his time as governor during the incident at the Three Mile…

    196 views
  • Discussion on Nuclear Safety in Northeast Asia
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    Nuclear Safety in Northeast Asia

    James Platte, a non-resident fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, talked about the future of nuclear power generation and security in Northeast Asia,…

    96 views
  • emFukushimaem
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    Fukushima

    Edwin Lyman talked about his book, Fukushima, in which he looks at what happened at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in March 2011 and the damage it caused around the world. In his book, the author…

    396 views
  • After Words Susan Stranahan
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    After Words with Susan Stranahan

    Susan Stranahan talked about the book Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster, an account of the 2011 tsunami and resulting meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. Ms.…

    404 views
  • Nuclear Safety
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    Nuclear Regulatory Commission Recommendations

    Members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) testified on the recommendations of their task force created after the 2011 Fukishima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in Japan. Some…

    1,624 views
  • Japans 2011 Earthquake
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    Japan's 2011 Earthquake

    Scientific, business and government leaders examined the impact of the 2011 earthquake off the coast of Japan that triggered a series of events from tsunami to the meltdown of Fukushima nuclear power plant. Topics…

    231 views
  • Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident
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    Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Accident

    Participants spoke about lessons learned from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant accident in Japan. Critics of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) spoke directly to…

    303 views
  • Nuclear Safety
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    Nuclear Safety

    Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) members testified on the implementation of new safety changes put into place following the nuclear emergency at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi plant after an…

    554 views
  • Lessons Learned from Fukushima
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    Lessons Learned from Fukushima

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) held an event on lessons learned from the nuclear radiation leaks at the Fukushima reactor in Japan.

    218 views
  • US Nuclear Power Safety
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    U.S. Nuclear Power Safety

    Gregory Jaczko of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) talked about U.S. nuclear power safety. The NRC appointed a special task force to review nuclear safety in the wake of the Japanese…

    306 views
  • Backup Power Systems at Nuclear Plants
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    Backup Power Systems at Nuclear Plants

    Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) members spoke to reporters about the findings of their task force study of the Japan nuclear crisis following its March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

    61 views
  • Nuclear Power Safety and Security
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    Nuclear Power Safety and Security

    A special task force created to investigate the Japanese nuclear disaster presented its findings to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). It included recommendations for improving backup…

    137 views
  • Nuclear Power in the US and Europe
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    Nuclear Power in the U.S. and Europe

    U.S. and European officials talked about the safety and future of nuclear energy following the Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan. Among the topics they addressed were Germany’s decision…

    179 views
  • Review of Nuclear Regulatory Commission after Disasters in Japan
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    Review of Nuclear Regulatory Commission after Disasters in Japan

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) established a task force to review U.S. nuclear plant regulations in the wake of the Japanese Nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi plant. Documents…

    188 views
  • Nuclear Energy Policy
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    Nuclear Energy Policy

    Participants spoke about the future of the nuclear power industry in the U.S., particularly in the wake of the accident caused by an earthquake and tsunami at the Fukushima plant in Japan.…

    113 views
  • Lessons from Chernobyl Accident of 1986
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    Lessons from Chernobyl Accident of 1986

    Ambassador Olexander Motsyk spoke about the economic effects the disaster on Ukraine. Following his remarks two panels of scientists and academics talked about the history of the Chernobyl…

    442 views
  • Lessons from Japan Nuclear Plant Crisis
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    Lessons from Japan Nuclear Plant Crisis

    Officials and others testified at a hearing on lessons that could be taken from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant crisis in Japan. They said the situation at Japan’s damaged nuclear power plant was…

    556 views
  • Japan Nuclear Plant Crisis Government Panel
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    Japan Nuclear Plant Crisis, Government Panel

    The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development held a hearing on lessons the U.S. can take from the nuclear plant crisis in Japan. Nuclear Regulatory Commission…

    1,601 views
  • Japanese Prime Minister Press Conference
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    Japanese Prime Minister Press Conference

    Prime Minister Kan spoke to reporters and answered questions about the on-going response and recovery efforts at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plants, rebuilding efforts following the…

    171 views
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