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The people of Three Mile Island

by Robert Del Tredici

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Published by Sierra Club Books, Bradbury Press in San Francisco, Scarsdale, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Harrisburg Region
    • Subjects:
    • Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant (Pa.),
    • Nuclear power plants -- Pennsylvania -- Harrisburg Region -- Accidents

    • Edition Notes

      Statementinterviews and photos. by Robert Del Tredici.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTK1345.H37 D44
      The Physical Object
      Pagination127 p. :
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4099196M
      ISBN 100871562375
      LC Control Number80013558

      Construction of the Unit 1 reactor began on Three Mile Island in May , with the production of commercial electricity beginning in Approval for the construction of the Unit 2 reactor was granted in November , and it was only producing commercial electricity for less than 90 days when on Ma , a loud roar erupted from the nuclear power plant that shook . His first book of photographs and interviews, The People of Three Mile Island (Sierra Club Books, ), was part sociology and part critique of nuclear power. His second book, At Work in the Fields of the Bomb (Harper & Row, ), documented the US nuclear weapons industry and won the Olive Branch Book Award for its contribution to world.

        Much of this gap can be attributed to the Three Mile Island accident. Indeed, in , Exelon, the owner of the Three Mile Island plant, announced it would be closing down its final remaining reactor after years of losing money. Following an incident like this one, people become : Paige Lambermont. As a result more t people were evacuated from their homes (Levine ). The Three Mile Island incident had a major impact on public opinion, the construction of nuclear plants, and the future of nuclear power. Three Mile Island was a three month old nuclear power plant located in southeast Pennsylvania. On Ma , a series of.

      Get this from a library! Demanding democracy after Three Mile Island. [Raymond L Goldsteen; John K Schorr] -- To Abraham Lincoln, government was simply "of the people, by the people and for the people." In light of the events surrounding the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island in March , Lincoln's. Three Mile Island: A Report to the Commissioners and to the Public, Volume 2, Issue 2 Three Mile Island: A Report to the Commissioners and to the Public, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Special Inquiry Group: Author: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Special Inquiry Group: Publisher.


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The people of Three Mile Island by Robert Del Tredici Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is the first comprehensive account of the causes, context, and consequences of the Three Mile Island crisis. In gripping prose, J. Samuel Walker captures the high human drama surrounding the accident, sets it in the context of the heated debate over nuclear power in the seventies, and analyzes the social, technical, and political Cited by:   Then the book has a very intresting personal account of the events of three mile island as told by the people of the area.

There are 36 differant personal accounts. They tell the story of how the person was informed of the accident, how the person reacted, and differant odd things that nuclear radiation apparently does to the by: 3.

Robert Del Tredici is a Canadian photographer, artist and teacher, who documented the impact of the Three Mile Island accident on the community. His first book of photographs and interviews, The People of Three Mile Island (Sierra Club Books, ), was a social critique of nuclear second book, At Work in the Fields of the Bomb (Harper & Row, ), Authority control: BNF: cbc (data).

The People of Three Mile Island: Interviews and Photographs. Del Tredici, Robert. [William Whittock, Robert Reid, Ken Myers, John Garver, Jane Lee, Chauncey Kepford, Claire & Ruth Hoover, David Fisher, Oran Henderson, Matt & Suzanne Magda, Janice Schlappig, Judith Johnsrud, Julius Kassovic etc].

People of Three Mile Island. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, © (OCoLC) Online version: Del Tredici, Robert. People of Three Mile Island. San Francisco: The people of Three Mile Island book Club Books, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

High profile protests in response to the events at Three Mile Island took place around the country, including one in New York City in involvingpeople. Three Mile Island.

"Three Mile Island: The People's Testament," a book based on interviews with residents, says that many people reported diseases that were consistent with exposure to nuclear radiation contamination.   Another book, “The People of Three Mile Island,” documented similar reports.

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 Ma It is the most significant accident in U.S.

commercial nuclear power plant history. On the seven-point International Nuclear Event. Abstract. Shortly after the Maaccident at the Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear plant outside Harrisburg, Pa., the Pennsylvania Department of Health, in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and the U.S.

Bureau of the Census, conducted a census of persons residing within 5 miles of the plant. Three Mile Island, site of a nuclear power plant 10 mi (16 km) south of Harrisburg, Pa. 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. Thousands living near the plant left the area before the day.

Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective is a scholarly history of the Three Mile Island accident, written by J. Samuel Walker and published in Walker is the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's historian and his book is the first detailed historical analysis since the accident.

The accident at Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Station in Pennsylvania was. This book is the first comprehensive account of the causes, context, and consequences of the Three Mile Island crisis.

In gripping prose, J. Samuel Walker captures the high human drama surrounding the accident, sets it in the context of the heated debate over nuclear power in the seventies, and analyzes the social, technical, and political 5/5(1).

The Three Mile Island Accident chronicles the worst nuclear meltdown in American history and the changes made in the aftermath of the accident. Along with pictures and a bibliography, you will learn about Three Mile Island like never before, in no time at all.3/5(23).

This book is the first comprehensive account of the causes, context, and consequences of the Three Mile Island crisis. In gripping prose, J. Samuel Walker captures the high human drama surrounding the accident, sets it in the context of the heated debate over nuclear power in the seventies, and analyzes the social, technical, and political.

Images are from the book "The People of Three Mile Island" (Sierra Club Books, SF ). March An initial alarm has given way to a wait-and-see attitude. The Pennsylvania Emergency Management. This scholarly text, coupled with some black and white illustrations, provides some insights to other nuclear plants that were build within the United States and some reactor faults prior to Three Mile Island's accident.

Majority of this book centers around Three Mile Island's accident, evacuation of employees, causes, political crisis.

Honestly, the whole situation at Three Mile Island could have been prevented if the people in charge had just paid more attention.

Case in point, according to United Press International, the exact same valve malfunction happened at Toledo Edison's Davis Besse power plant a full 18 months before the disaster at Three Mile Island.

Then the book has a very intresting personal account of the events of three mile island as told by the people of the area. There are 36 differant personal accounts. They tell the story of how the person was informed of the accident, how the person reacted, and differant odd things that nuclear radiation apparently does to the enviornment.

Three Mile Island book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(1). This work presents a record of how people living in the vicinity of the Three Mile Island power plant were affected by the nuclear accident on Ma Over an month period following the accident, 3, telephone interviews were conducted in order to assess the psychological, social, and economic effects of the incident, and these are /5(1).

The Three Mile Island site was decontaminated to the extent possible and sealed off. But some damaged fuel from the reactor vessel remains, as well as an unknown amount of radioactive material."Three Mile Island" by J. Samuel Walker is a fine treatise on the Three Mile Island (TMI) accident in historical perspective.

Walker deals less with the technical and physical aspects of the accident to take a more overarching view of the operations of TMI (and other nuclear plants) from a political, organizational, and managerial s:   Three Mile Island is best known as the location of the most serious accident at a commercial nuclear power plant in U.S.

history. Inthe plant experienced the partial meltdown of one of its.