A summary of accidents related to non-nuclear energy, Volume 1

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United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Office of Energy, Minerals and Industry, 1977 - Science - 11 pages
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Page ii - ... cumulative major effect. Energy systems considered are coal, crude oil, natural gas, liquified natural gas, hydroelectric, oil shale, geothermal, and solar. Accidents in each energy cycle element (exploration, extraction, processing, transportation including transmission and distribution, and end-use technologies) are considered. Excluded from consideration In this report are environmental effects or threats to human health, safety, or property resulting from normal operations. Impacts of normal...
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Page ii - ... in an effort to summarize available information on this subject. This paper summarizes the findings of that report. Accidents or unscheduled events, whether natural or human-made, are considered. However, emphasis is placed on major accidents or minor accidents that have a cumulative major effect. Energy systems considered are coal, crude oil, natural gas, liquified natural gas, hydroelectric, oil shale, geothermal, and solar. Accidents in each energy cycle element (exploration, extraction, processing,...
Page ii - ... non-nuclear systems is a compilation of existing accident data. A report entitled Accidents and Unscheduled Events Associated with Non-Nuclear Energy Resources and Technology has been prepared in an effort to summarize available information on this subject. This paper summarizes the findings of that report. Accidents or unscheduled events, whether natural or human-made, are considered. However, emphasis is placed on major accidents or minor accidents that have a cumulative major effect. Energy...