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THREE MILE ISLAND NUCLEAR STATION, UNIT 1 - NRC TRIENNIAL
FIRE PROTECTION INSPECTION REPORT 05000289/2014007

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1. EXTERNAL CONTAMINATION IDENTIFIED ON A PACKAGE
2. RADIOGRAPHY SOURCE FAILS TO RETRACT
3. SHUTTER FAILURE ON BERTHOLD DENSITY GAUGE
4. Susquehanna Nuclear Plant SECONDARY CONTAINMENT DECLARED INOPERABLE DURING SURVEILLANCE TESTING
5. Limerick Nuclear Plant UNIT 1 MANUALLY SCRAMMED DURING A RAPID SHUTDOWN IN RESPONSE TO A TURBINE EHC FAILURE
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July 1, 1931 – March 9, 2014

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Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, Units 1 and 2 - Issuance of Amendment Re: Change to Allow Only One Manual Trip System to be Operable for the Residual Heat Removal Shutdown Cooling System in Modes 4 and 5 (TAC Nos. MF1953 and MF1954)

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Three Mile Island Nuclear Station, Unit 1 - Request for Additional Information Regarding Proposed License Amendment Request to Revise Technical Specification Reporting Requirements (TAC No. MF0628)

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TMI Accident Entering Its 36th Year

The accident that seems to have no end will continue beyond the lifetimes of most of the adults who nervously fol- lowed the news of the accident’s begin- ning in late March of 1979. Thanks to recent rulings by the NRC, it doesn’t look like the decommissioning of the damaged plant will get underway until mid-way through this century.

The decommissioning of TMI-2 is tied to the clean-up of Unit 1. Unit 1 recently had its license extended to 2034. Dis- mantling of Unit 1 is expected to take another 20 years, and it is during this period when the final clean-up of Unit 2 is expected to begin.

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http://harrisburg.psu.edu/calendar/event/tmi-35

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SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION RELATED TO REQUEST FOR INFORMATION PURSUANT TO TITLE 10 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS 50.54(f) REGARDING SEISMIC HAZARD REEVALUATIONS FOR RECOMMENDATION 2.1 OF THE NEAR-TERM TASK FORCE REVIEW OF INSIGHTS FROM THE FUKUSHIMA DAI-ICHI ACCIDENT

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Prince-Embury, S., & Rooney, J. F. (1995).

Psychological adaptation of residents following restart of Three Mile Island. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 8(1), 47–58.

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Psychological adaptation is examined in a sample of residents who remained in the vicinity of Three Mile Island following the restart of the nuclear generating facility which had been shut down since the 1979 accident. Findings indicate a lowering of psychological symptoms between 1985 and 1989 in spite of increased lack of control, less faith in experts and increased fear of developing cancer. The suggestion is made that reduced stress might have been related to a process of adaptation whereby a cognition of emergency preparedness was integrated by some of these residents as a modulating cognitive element. Findings also indicate that “loss of faith in experts” is a persistently salient cognition consistent with the “shattered assumptions” theory of victimization.

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Entergy, after review, decides
to retain merchant units: CEO

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