State Agency of Ukraine on Exclusion Zone Management (SAEZ) - Tasked with coordinating the decommissioning of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant and conducting environmental and radiation monitoring of the officially designated exclusion area around the site of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor disaster.
Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility - Works to educate and protect the citizens of the State of California
and future generations from the dangers of radioactive contamination. Supports educating the public on options for energy generation, the dangers
of aging nuclear plants and the increasing production and storage of high-level radioactive waste on California's coastal zone.
EPA's Radnet Monitoring Data - EPA's nationwide radiation monitoring
system, RadNet, continuously monitors the nation's air and regularly monitors drinking water, milk and precipitation for environmental
radiation. The RadNet system consists of both fixed and deployable monitors. To see data from an individual monitor
click on the monitor in that state.
Evacuation Zones for Nuclear Reactors - Do you live within 50
miles of a nuclear reactor? One third of Americans do. Property contaminated by nuclear materials is not covered by insurance, so if your house is
affected, you could be displaced permanently and lose everything. Use the tool on this page, provided by Physicians for Social Responsibility, to find out if you are within an evacuation zone and are at risk.
Also notice the number of people who would have to be evacuated if there was an accident at the plant closest to you. Do you really think that
Fairewinds Energy Education - Maggie Gundersen founded Fairewinds in 2008. Its mission
is to educate the public about nuclear power production, engineering, reliability, and safety issues.
Event Scale User's Manual - Designed to facilitate the task of those who are required to rate the safety significance of events using the
scale. It includes additional guidance and clarifications, and provides examples and comments on the continued use of INES.
Committee on Nuclear Regulatory Activities (CNRA) - An international committee made
up of senior representatives from regulatory bodies. It was created in 1989 to guide the NEA program concerning the regulation, licensing
and inspection of nuclear installations with regard to safety.
Committee on the Safety of Nuclear Installations (CSNI) - Assists member countries
in maintaining and further developing the scientific and technical knowledge base required to assess the safety of nuclear reactors and fuel
cycle facilities. The Committee is made up of senior scientists and engineers, with broad responsibilities for safety technology and research
programmes, and representatives from regulatory authorities.
Committee on Radiation Protection and Public Health (CRPPH) - The committee is made up
of regulators and radiation protection experts, with the broad mission to provide timely identification of new and emerging issues, to analyse
their possible implications and to recommend or take action to address these issues to further enhance radiation protection regulation and implementation.
The regulatory and operational consensus developed by the CRPPH on these emerging issues supports policy and regulation development
in Member countries, and disseminates good practice.
Radioactive Waste Management Committee (RWMC) - An international committee made up of
senior representatives from regulatory authorities, radioactive waste management agencies, policy making bodies and research and development
institutions. Its purpose is to foster international co-operation in the management of radioactive waste and radioactive materials amongst the NEA member
Nuclear Science Committee - Helps member countries identify, collate, develop and disseminate
basic scientific and technical knowledge required to ensure safe, reliable and economic operation of current nuclear systems and to develop next-generation
Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) - Nuclear energy industry lobbying group in the U.S. Site
promotes self-interested "safety" information and other propaganda.
Nuclear Free Planet - Focusing on the danger posed to public health by radiation, by the contribution
of nuclear power to global warming, and by the real capacity of nuclear weapons, technology, and waste, to render parts or all of the earth uninhabitable
Nuclear Power Information Tracker - An interactive map that
allows users to search for safety issues at U.S. nuclear power plants and get in-depth information about each reactor, including past and present
safety issues, Union of Concerned Scientists letters to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and testimony to Congress.
State-of-the-Art Reactor Consequence Analyses (SOARCA) - A research
effort to realistically estimate the outcomes of postulated severe accident scenarios that might cause a nuclear power plant to release radioactive material
into the environment. The SOARCA project applies many years of national and international reactor safety research, and incorporates
the improvements in plant design, operation, and accident management to achieve a more realistic evaluation of the consequences associated with
Nukewatch - A Wisconsin-based environmental and peace action group, dedicated to the abolition of nuclear power, weapons and continuing radioactive waste production. Nukewatch brings critical attention to the locations, movements, dangers, and politics of nuclear weapons and dangerous wastes.
Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF) - Conduct researchs on the medical effects of radiation
on man, with a view to contributing to the health and welfare of the atomic-bomb survivors and to the enhancement of the health of mankind. RERF was
established on 1 April 1975 as a nonprofit foundation under Japanese civil law, within the jurisdiction of the Japanese Ministries of Foreign Affairs
and Health and Welfare, and in accordance with an agreement between the governments of Japan and the United States.
Safecast - A global sensor network for collecting and sharing radiation measurements to empower people with data about their environments.
WHO: Chemical and Radionuclear Incidents -
Technological (non-natural) incidents include accidents at hazardous installations (e.g. accidental release or explosions at chemical or nuclear
power plants), and accidents while hazardous substances are in transport (e.g. oil tankers or chemicals transported by trains, tankers or lorries).
DOE Directives Program - Directives are the primary means to establish, communicate, and institutionalize
policies, requirements, responsibilities, and procedures for departmental elements and contractors.
National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) - One of the primary
missions of NNSA is to maintain and enhance the safety, security and reliability of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile. NNSA, through
its Office of Defense Programs, ensures that the U.S. nuclear arsenal meets the country's national security requirements and continues to
serve its essential deterrence role.
Occurrence Reporting and Processing System (ORPS) - The Department
of Energy's Occurrence Reporting Program provides timely notification to the DOE complex of events that could adversely
affect: public or DOE worker health and safety, the environment, national security, DOE's safeguards and security interests,
functioning of DOE facilities, or the Department's reputation.
Office of Health and Safety - Determines whether workers, the public,
and the environment are adequately protected from the hazards associated with DOE activities and sites and to identify areas where improvements
Office of Nuclear and Facility Safety Programs - Establishes and maintains
the DOE requirements for nuclear criticality safety. The DOE detailed requirements for criticality safety are contained in Section
4.3 of the DOE Order 420.1, Facility Safety. Criticality safety requirements are based on the documented safety analysis required by 10
CFR 830, Subpart B. Additionally, guidance for satisfying the DOE requirements is found in the Implementation Guide for the 830 rule and
in DOE Standard 3009-94, chapter six. DOE-G-421-1 also provides detailed program guidance to criticality practitioners and reviewers.
Activities of the DOE Nuclear Criticality Safety
Program (NCSP) at the Oak Ridge Electron Linear Accelerator (ORELA) - The NCSP consists of seven elements of which nuclear data measurements
and evaluations is a key component. The intent of the nuclear data activities is to provide high resolution nuclear data measurements that are
evaluated, validated, and formatted for use by the nuclear criticality safety community to provide improved and reliable calculations for nuclear
criticality safety evaluations. High resolution capture, fission, and transmission measurements are performed at the Oak Ridge Electron Linear
Accelerator (ORELA) to address the needs of the criticality safety community and to address known deficiencies in nuclear data evaluations.
T2 Nuclear Information Service - Concentrates on nuclear modeling, nuclear data, cross sections, nuclear masses, ENDF, NJOY data
processing, nuclear astrophysics, radioactivity, radiation shielding, data for medical radiotherapy, data for high-energy accelerator applications,
data and codes for fission and fusion systems, and more.
U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Criticality Safety Program - Various laws, standards and guides have been
written which direct the performance of criticality safety across the DOE complex. Makes a variety of information available to the criticality
safety practitioner, including reference materials, training modules and links to related sites. In order to provide consistent understanding of
the policies and rules governing the function of criticality safety, the criticality safety practitioners aree expected to demonstrate familiarity
with rules, standards and guides found here.
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