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Minimizing damage to refineries from nuclear attack, natural and other disasters a handbook reviewing potential hazards that could affect petroleum refinery operations in times of war and peace by Maynard Moody Stephens

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Published by Dept. of the Interior .
Written in English


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StatementStephens, Maynard Moody.
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Open LibraryOL17584514M

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  Hazard mitigation planning reduces loss of life and property by minimizing the impact of disasters. It begins with state, tribal and local governments identifying natural disaster risks and vulnerabilities that are common in their area. After identifying these risks, they develop long-term strategies for protecting people and property from. [4] Stephens M M, Minimizing damage to refineries from nuclear attack, natural and other disasters, The office of oil and gas, Dept. of the Interior, USA . Minimizing Damage to Refineries from Nuclear Attack, Natural and Other Disasters, StephensM.M., US Department of the Interior, Office of Oil and Gas, NTIS .   The situation at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has been an ongoing disaster since the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. According to an estimate by the Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan, by April 27 approximately 55 percent of the fuel in reactor unit 1 had melted, along with 35 percent of the fuel in unit 2, and 30 percent of the fuel in unit 3; and overheated spent fuels.

event of major emergencies. These emergencies can range from natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods, or tornadoes to man-made emergencies like hazardous materials spills, fire, or nuclear attack. This booklet focuses on the ultimate disaster—nuclear attack. It discusses what individuals and families can do to improve their. If one were to use a CFD model to predict the damage within a refinery it would not only take a large amount of time for the actual modelling. For more information on the three softwares see the yellow book [8] for EFFECTS, the July 10 Stephens M. M. Minimizing damage to refineries from Nuclear attack, natural and other disasters. A natural hazard is a geophysical, atmospheric or hydrological event (e.g., earthquake, landslide, tsunami, windstorm, flood or drought) that has the potential to cause damage or loss, while a. Other nations, where tsunamis (the sole cause of damage to the nuclear plant) are not a matter of wide concern, have nevertheless turned away from the use of nuclear power.