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Health-related economic costs of the Three-mile Island accident

Teh-wei Hu

Health-related economic costs of the Three-mile Island accident

by Teh-wei Hu

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Published by Center for Research on Human Resources, Institute for Policy Research and Evaluation, Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Three Mile Island.,
  • Three Mile Island
    • Subjects:
    • Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant (Pa.),
    • Nuclear power plants -- Accidents -- Health aspects -- Pennsylvania -- Three Mile Island,
    • Nuclear power plants -- Accidents -- Economic aspects -- Pennsylvania -- Three Mile Island,
    • Nuclear power plants -- Pennsylvania -- Three Mile Island -- Accidents,
    • Evacuation of civilians -- Pennsylvania -- Three Mile Island

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTeh-wei Hu, Kenneth S. Slaysman.
      ContributionsSlaysman, Kenneth S., Pennsylvania. Division of Epidemiological Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA569 .H8 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 86 p. :
      Number of Pages86
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3925938M
      LC Control Number81623846

      Sep 19,  · HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The final shutdown of Three Mile Island, where ’s terrifying partial meltdown became a landmark event in the life cycle of . distribution of costs appears to have changed following the Three Mile Island major accident (March ). The median cost became approximately times smaller, but an extremely heavy tailemerged, being well describedby a Paretodistributionwith parameterα =–Cited by:

      May 01,  · Data on nuclear power plant costs show that some plants experienced cost increases after Three Mile Island, and some plants already under construction experienced delayed construction times. But these trends were already in progress before the accident, with plant costs rising and completion rates slowing in the second half of the s (Bupp Cited by: Start studying Pennsylvania, Three mile Island. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. There were more regulations and cost of safety regulations increased. Three Mile Island Accident 16 terms. Ally_Cazares. Countercultures of the 's- The Hippie Movement 11 terms.

      Search for books, ebooks, and physical media Search Search for books, articles, library site, almost anything Find Advanced Search Tips Combined Search Books & Media Articles & more. The Three Mile Island accident was a partial nuclear meltdown that occurred on March 28, , in one of the two Three Mile Island nuclear reactors in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States. It was the worst accident in U.S. commercial nuclear power plant history.


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Health-related economic costs of the Three-mile Island accident by Teh-wei Hu Download PDF EPUB FB2

This paper is to estimate the economic costs incurred by individuals or communities as a result of a change in physical or mental health status and/or a change in health care services due to the TMI accident.

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Hu TW, Slaysman KS. On Marcha nuclear power station at Three-Mile Island (TMI) near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, had a major breakdown.

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Slaysman. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: University Park, PA: Center for research on Human Resources, Institute for Policy Research and Evaluation, The Pennsylvania State University, [?].

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Jan 31,  · The economic cost of the Three Mile Island disaster is nowhere near the expense of other nuclear power plant accidents. Japan's nuclear meltdown could cost $ billion. The Chernobyl nuclear disaster cost several hundreds of billions of dollars.

The Three Mile Island accident was a partial meltdown of reactor number 2 of Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station (TMI-2) in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, near Harrisburg, and subsequent radiation leak that occurred on March 28, Location: Londonderry Township, Dauphin.

Three Mile Island Disaster Three Mile Island On Mar. 28,failure of the cooling system of the No. 2 nuclear reactor led to overheating and partial melting of its uranium core and production of hydrogen gas, which raised fears of an explosion and dispersal of radioactivity.

The findings indicate that stress symptoms caused by the accident did affect the health-related behaviors of area residents. Of the costs examined, the economic costs of work days lost and Author: Mayumi Itoh. The Three Mile Island-2 accident has severely limited the system companies' ability to obtain funds from the capital market.

The loss of earnings capability raises questions as to the system's ability to fund Three Mile Island-2 clean-up costs and needed generating capacity. The chain of events that led to the crisis at the TMI plant included several minor equipment failures that operator errors drastically compounded, resulting in a major accident.

The Three Mile Island accident is largely seen as a failure of crisis management. According to one reviewer of the book:Author: J. Samuel Walker. Dec 09,  · A METI official said the new projections of the decommissioning costs are an estimate based on certain assumptions and the costs of the Three Mile Island nuclear accident.

The TMI 2 Accident: Its Impact, Its Lessons March Key Facts The accident at Three Mile Island 2 (TMI 2) in was caused by a combination of equipment failure and the inability of plant operators to understand the reactor’s condi-tion at certain times during the event. A gradual loss of cool-ing water to the reactor’s heat.

Jan 14,  · The Three Mile Island incident is an example of both the recallability trap and the sometimes negative results of being too yielding to the demands of the precautionary principle. The Psychological Impacts. The main impact of the Three Mile Island accident has been psychological rather than chickashacf.com: Paige Lambermont.

Aug 15,  · The cleanup at the Three Mile Island nuclear plant has ended after 14 years with a final puff of radioactive steam from the evaporator used to get rid of contaminated water from the accident.

A Brief Review of the Accident at Three Mile Island by G.R. Corey It is too early to draw hard conclusions about the significance of the recent events at Harnsburg However, I believe that a number of preliminary observations can be made and several tentative conclusions drawn. With this in mind, let me pose a few specific questions.

Osif, Baratta and Conkling attribute this to the accident being "contained, controlled, and cleaned up with so little long-term effect." Yet, for these authors, the passing of time doesn't diminish the "far-reaching legacy" of Three Mile Island in a wide range of areas—"scientific, technical, philosophical, economic, political, and personal.".

Sep 26,  · The Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Middletown, Pa., site of hte worse commerical nuclear power accident in American history, stopped producing electricity on Sept. 20, Author: Amy Worden. Health-related economic costs of the Three-Mile Island accident.

Socio-economic Planning Sciences, 18, Google Scholar. McFarlane, A.C. (). Epidemiological evidence about the relationship between PTSD and alcohol abuse: the nature of the chickashacf.com by: 1.Three Mile Island: The accident that occurred at Three Mile Island nuclear power plant, located near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States, inwas the result of a cooling malfunction that caused a TMI-2 reactor core to melt, destroying the reactor.

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