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Problems with publications related to the Clinch River Breeder Reactor Project

United States. General Accounting Office

Problems with publications related to the Clinch River Breeder Reactor Project

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by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clinch River Breeder Reactor Demonstration Power Plant (Tenn.)

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    Statementof the Comptroller General of the United States.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination5, 20 p.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14561262M
    OCLC/WorldCa44141638

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The Clinch River Breeder Reactor Plant (CRBRP) Safety Study is an assessment of risks to the public associated with the operation of a MW (e) liquid-metal fast breeder reactor (LMFBR) of the type to be built on the Clinch River site in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The objectives of the study were to provide a realistic assessment of accident risks associated with the CRBRP, to place them in perspective in .

    The first motor for the sodium pump drive of the Clinch River Breeder Reactor Plant was uploaded near the plant site in Oak Ridge. The photo shows the complete motor (left) and the motor after its protective covering was secured (right) in preparation for its 1,mile journey by rail to Tennessee. The first motor for the sodium pump drive of the Clinch River Breeder Reactor. Breeder Reactor II (EBR II). In we completed the initial design for an inter-mediate size (MWe) breeder reactor to be built at Clinch River, Tennessee, as the major step toward a commercially viable power generation system. In President Nixon established the liq-uid-metal fast breeder reactor .

    Clinch River Breeder Reactor: a briefing book. N.p., 1 vol. Clinch River Breeder Reactor Project: annual report to the Breeder Reactor Corp. (annual) Clinch River MRS Task Force. Recommendations on the proposed monitored retrievable storage facility. Oak Ridge, the task force, pp. Clinch River MRS Task Force. Report of. Molluscan remains from aboriginal middens at the Clinch River breeder reactor plant site Article (PDF Available) in American Malacological Bulletin January with 24 Reads.


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Problems with publications related to the Clinch River Breeder Reactor Project by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

Problems With Publications Related To The Clinch River Breeder Reactor Project GAO reviewed 27 publications related to the Clinch River Breeder Reactor--a cooperative Government/industry demonstrationl project. Four pamphlets issued by the Breeder Reac-tor Corporation are oversimplified, distorteu, and constitute propaganda.

These publications were issued by a variety of organizations, including the Energy Research and Development Administration and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, both now part of the Department of Energy (DOE), and the Breeder Reactor Corporation (BRC) which represents the utility industry in the joint government/industry the exception of 13 publications issued by BRC, all of the publications.

Get this from a library. Problems with publications related to the Clinch River Breeder Reactor Project: report. [United States. General Accounting Office.].

Holifield supported breeder-reactor development, but objected to Nixon’s push to roll the Atomic Energy Commission into a broader agency. Nixon’s support for Clinch River, by this account, was a horse trade. This sounds like vintage Nixon, seeking tactical political influence and advantage. license related to the construction of the Clinch River Breeder Reactor Plant.

Since the preparation of the Safety Evaluation Report the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards considered the Clinch River construction permit license application at its th meeting and subsequently issued. CLINCH RIVER BREEDER REACTOR PLANT George VI. Hardigg Ladies and Gentlemen, it is exciting to be involved in design and development of the first liquid-metal fast breeder reactor (LMFBR) demonstration plant "in the United States, and it is a pleasure to describe it for you today.

It is called the Clinch River Breeder Reactor Plant (CRBRP Cited by: 2. Overlooking numerous problems, the AEC chose to put all of its future eggs into a deeply flawed breeder reactor project, the Clinch River Breeder Reactor.

This reactor project proved to be an expensive failure. Unfortunately the lessons that should have been learned from the Clinch River Reactor were ignored and the same sort of mistakes are Author: Charles Barton.

V.F THE CLINCH RIVER BREEDER REACTOR. While several fast breeder reactors have been built, though the degree of “breeding” has always been uncertain, there are not many that have contributed greatly to the energy demands in their respective countries.

The most promising programs at this time appear to be in France with Phenix and. Clinch River Breeder Reactor was cancelled. This was after the initiation of site preparation, with design more than 95% complete, related research and development over 98% complete, substantial progress in component fabrication and testing, and with components (completed or on order) representing about two-thirds of the project's.

breeder program has been the initiation of work on the first breeder Demonstration Plant. A partnership agreement among the AEC and two of the major utility systems in the United States — Commonwealth Edison and the Tennessee Valley Authority — was signed in July to build the MWe Clinch River Breeder Reactor (CRBR) in the State of.

The Clinch River Breeder Reactor Project was a joint effort of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission and the U.S. electric power industry to design and construct a sodium-cooled fast-neutron nuclear reactor.

The project was opposed by President Carter. The project was intended as a prototype and demonstration for building a class of such reactors, called Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactors, in the.

The rollercoaster career of the Clinch River breeder reactor project is finally over. The Senate, which has been keeping the project alive for years, voted last week to delete the $ billion earmarked for the project from the fiscal supplemental appropriations bill.

The House, where opposition to the project is intense, didn't even bother to consider funding it this year. CLINCH RIVER BREEDER REACTOR PROJECT. Asad 73 Ibni Amin 74 75 76 Kaleem ullah. 77 INTRODUCTION.

The Clinch River Breeder Reactor (CRBRP) Project was a joint effort of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission and the U.S. electric power industry to design and construct a sodium-cooled fast-neutron nuclear reactor. The Clinch River Nuclear Site could be used to demonstrate small modular reactors with a maximum total electrical output of megawatts.

Small modular reactors, or Author: John Huotari. But with the termination of the Clinch River Breeder Reactor project infast reactor development in the United States essentially ended.

new types of reactors. Furthermore, the book. Studies of unprotected loss-of-flow accidents in the CRBR for various rates of flow coast-down and with various options in the SAS 3A code did not lead to conditions for a violent disassembly. Maximum fuel temperatures using the SLUMPY module for disassembly were in the range deg C.

An approximate treatment of the LOF-driven TOP accident, not properly modeled by SAS 3A, Cited by: 2. (Archived document, may contain errors) December 3, THE CLINCH RIVER FOLL Y INTRODUCTION When a measure to terminate funding for the Clinch River Breeder Reactor was defeated by just o ne.

This dissertation presents a study on a state estimator for a liquid metal fast breeder reactor specifically for the reactor to be used in the Clinch River Breeder Reactor Plant. The state estimator, which is a steady-state Kalman Filter, adapts to the non-linear behavior of the reactor over the operating range of 40% to % reactor power.

Indeed, a short list of the federal missteps over the years would include so-called clean coal, the Synthetic Fuels Corporation, the Clinch River Breeder Reactor, National Ignition Facility, Superconducting Super Collider, FutureGen, Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles, FreedomCAR, and the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository mess.

The rise and demise of the Clinch River Breeder Reactor, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, By Henry Sokolski, February 6, This year marks the 36th anniversary of the termination of the Clinch River Breeder Reactor Project, a federally funded commercial demonstration effort. In the very early s, it was the largest public-works project in the United States.

heterogeneous core design in the Clinch River Breeder Reactor is expected to provide a significant advance in LMFBR technology.

Radial shield assemblies are provided around the periphery core to reduce the neutron fluence experienced by the reactor vessel and surrounding structures.TVA and the Clinch River breeder reactor project: hearing before the Subcommittee on Regional and Community Development of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, Ap In spite of its free‐ market rhetoric, the Reagan administration has favored extending financial backing to the nuclear industry, including the Clinch River Breeder Reactor.