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NRC’s Inspector General issues report
Overall findings of a survey of Nuclear Regulatory Commission personnel indicate that while the NRC maintains a few strengths compared to external benchmarks, results have declined since 2015 in a number of areas, according to a recent report from the NRC’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG).
The survey was conducted in February 2020 by Willis Towers Watson, a global risk-management, insurance brokerage, and advisory firm that has partnered with the OIG for more than 20 years to assess the NRC’s safety culture and climate, as well as other aspects of employee experience.
C. E. Easterly, M. R. Bennett
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 4 | Number 2 | September 1983 | Pages 116-120
Tritium | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST83-A22854
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A survey of water production dependence on tritium concentration and external radiation fields has been made for the tritium-in-air concentration range of 0.01 to 1 Ci/m3. Results of reactions taking place under static conditions (in Pyrex flasks at 20°C) indicate that: (1) self-catalyzed rates may be first-order-dependent on tritium concentration, and (2) external radiation fields may cause a virtual steady-state condition to occur (in terms of additional self-catalyzed water production).