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Potential environmental effects of an offshore submerged nuclear power plant.

General Dynamics Corporation. Electric Boat Division.

Potential environmental effects of an offshore submerged nuclear power plant.

by General Dynamics Corporation. Electric Boat Division.

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Published by [Environmental Protection Agency, Water Quality Office]; for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine ecology.,
  • Radioactive pollution of the sea.,
  • Nuclear power plants.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWater pollution control research series
    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Water Quality Office.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK1078 .G42
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5395222M
    LC Control Number72614334

    Four beach areas near currently operating coastal nuclear power plants were studied to assess impacts on tourism resulting from plant construction. -Authors. AB - A multiple method investigation was undertaken to project the impact of offshore nuclear power plants on . This Addendum to Part II of the Final Environmental Statement related to manufacture of floating nuclear power plants by Offshore Power Systems (OPS), NUREG, issued September , was prepared by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. The staff's basic evaluation is presented in NUREG

    Submarine - Submarine - Nuclear propulsion: In , with the commissioning of USS Nautilus, nuclear power became available. Since the nuclear reactor needed no oxygen at all, a single power plant could now suffice for both surface and submerged operation. Moreover, since a very small quantity of nuclear fuel (enriched uranium) provided power over a very long period, a nuclear submarine could. In many cases, the achievement of a balance between the benefits of the activity and the impact on the environment has resulted in controversy. Therefore, before considering nuclear power effects, it is helpful to examine what is meant by environmental “contamination” and the effects .

    The CNAAA nuclear power plant discharge area (23° 07′S and 44° 26′ W) is located at Piraquara de Fora Inlet, in Ilha Grande Bay, on the southern coast of Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil. The power plant has been operating since and, at the time of this study, it consisted of two U. 3 THE FOREWORD TO THE ENGLISH EDITION In , Green Cross Russia and the Centre for Russian Environmental Policy published a 1st and 2nd English edition of the book "Floating Nuclear Power Plants: A Threat to the Arctic, World Oceans and .


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