HAZARDS - TECHNOLOGICAL FAILURE:

NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS

Rating: Site Name: Site Description:

3+

The Virtual Nuclear Tourist! Nuclear Power Plants Around the World Extensive site including detailed descriptions of nuclear power plants types and operations, designs, locations, and information on the Chornobyl, Windscale, and Three Mile Island disasters.   (Entry 0203329)
3+ Nuclear Accidents Listing of nuclear accidents of all types, with reports of varying degrees of detail,  by decade from the 1950s and then by year.  Provides references for each event described.   (Entry 0203326)
2 Calendar of Nuclear Accidents and Events Calendar of nuclear accidents through the 1990s listed somewhat cumbersomely by month and then by year with a brief identification of the event.  Includes a wide variety of types of events.  (Entry 0203325)

3+

Chernobyl Accident:
Results and Problems in Eliminating Its Consequences in Russia 1986-2001
English language text of the report by the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense Affairs, Emergencies and  Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters. (Entry 0110137)

3+

Windscale 1957 Transcript of a British television program that provides extensive background on the Windscale nuclear power plant, and describes in detail the operational decisions made in containing the disaster.   (Entry 0203331)  

2

The 1957 Windscale Fire An overview of the Windscale nuclear power plant disaster.  (Entry 0203330)

3-

Reactor Accidents at Chalk River: The Human Fallout A summary of two accidents at Chalk River, the procedures used in the cleanup, and the human health impacts on one individual.  (Entry 0203327)

3-

The Fire at the Brown's Ferry Nuclear Power Station A summary of the nuclear power plant fire at Brown’s Ferry with causation and response discussed in detail and with quotes from participants.  (Entry 0203328)