Category Archives: Evacuation Information

One Year After Fukushima: National Geographic Story

Marianne Lavelle – National Geographic News – Published March 8, 2012 The tsunami that knocked out critical back-up cooling power at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on March 11, 2011, is still, in a sense, rolling over Japan’s energy system. Only two … Continue reading

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Issues Evacuating

Identification and Analysis of Factors Affecting Emergency Evacuations: Main Report  (NUREG/CR-6864, SAND2004-5901, Volume 1) Abstract:  This study examines the efficiency and effectiveness of public evacuations of 1,000 or more people, in response to natural disasters, technological hazards, and malevolent acts, occurring … Continue reading

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Potassium Iodide and Atomic Fallout

Xcel’s Information on Potassium Iodide usage in the Monticello region (from their handout on Emergency Preparedness): What You Should Know about Potassium Iodide and Atomic Fallout–Factsheet from the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (2002) The Nuclear Power Industry’s Historic Delay for … Continue reading

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Monticello Emergency Plan Implementing Procedures (NRC)

Monticello Emergency Plan Implementing Procedures (NRC) Excerpts: Outside: Inside:

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Toxic Plumes

From “AIR APPARENT” (by Mark Monmonier): “To assess the effects of complex terrain and whimsical weather, planners and environmental engineers use hourly data on wind, temperature, and humidity to simulate the proposed the proposed facility’s operation throughout a more or … Continue reading

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Monticello’s Emergency Planning: Dose Assessment

Off-Site Dose Assessment and Protective Action Recomendations (Monticello, 2003) For more information about Toxic Plumes, please see this excerpt of Mark Monmonier’s “Air Apparent.”

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Toxic Plumes

From “AIR APPARENT” (by Mark Monmonier): “To assess the effects of complex terrain and whimsical weather, planners and environmental engineers use hourly data on wind, temperature, and humidity to simulate the proposed the proposed facility’s operation throughout a more or … Continue reading

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