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Subseries 8. Office of Policy Development, Three Mile Island (TMI)

Scope and Content Notes:

The Office of Policy Development (OPD) had a significant role regarding the Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear accident, one that continued for all remaining years of Governor Thornburgh's term in office, 1979-1987. OPD's role, as it turned out, was to monitor the subsequent research, controversies, legal issues and public concerns regarding the cleanup and potential restart of the undamaged Unit 1 reactor. In this OPD was remarkably successful, meaning that these files are an essential component to understanding the impact of the Three Mile Island nuclear accident and the complexities of contending with the aftermath.

The OPD files contain virtually every topic having to do with cleanup and restart of nuclear plants, and addressed by major public figures, citizens, associations and corporations. For example, these files contain materials from politicians and governors criticizing or supporting restart and cleanup, results of cancer studies conducted from TMI air samples, studies from other states on the regulation of nuclear power and plants, correspondence from citizens to Governor Thornburgh, proposed and adopted legislation concerning licensing and operation of nuclear plants, and memoranda to and from members of Governor Thornburgh's staff. There is a major amount of material generated by the NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission), the PUC (Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission), GPU (General Public Utilities Corp, owner of TMI), and Met-Ed (Metropolitan Edison, operator of the plant).

Governor Thornburgh undertook leadership of the assessment of cost and responsibility for the prospective cleanup of the damaged reactor after the accident, in the absence of initiative by the utility, the industry, or from the federal government. The necessary research into issues of financial responsibility and feasible options for the cleanup is well represented in these files. Ultimately Thornburgh's "Cost-Sharing Plan," was put forth in July 1981 and proposed that the prospective cost of the cleanup be shared by all parties, including the State of New Jersey. In fact, the cleanup ultimately was not completed until August 1993, fourteen years after the accident.

The files also contain an extensive grouping of news clippings and news wire stories, arranged chronologically by year, 1979-1986. These well represent the period of the accident itself as well as ongoing concern about issues related to the cleanup and potential restart of the Three Mile Island plant that continued for years.

In addition, there is much material relating to the legal cases concerning the cleanup and restart controversies. Most of these cases are between individuals or groups and Met-Ed and/or the NRC. There is also material relating to the licensing and safety inspections of other nuclear power plants in Pennsylvania. Researchers should note that the legal cases following the accident and related to the cleanup and restart are well documented in the Office of Legal Counsel files here.

In general, researchers should note that Three Mile Island (TMI) is a major subject in the Governor files. In addition to OPD files there is substantial material relating to Three Mile Island (TMI) contained in other sections of the collection, such as: Press Secretary files, Three Mile Island files, and Office of General Counsel files, in addition to files of the gubernatorial staff, such as Rick Stafford and Walt Plosila.

The Office of Policy Development (OPD) files on Three Mile Island (TMI) are organized into five groups as follows: 1) Topic files, arranged alphabetically, which include many major organizations, companies, individuals, legislation, and issues that concern the cleanup of Three Mile Island units, investigations into the accident and the plant's possible reopening. Files contain, in general, news releases, correspondence, reports, memoranda and news clippings; 2) News wires from Associated Press (AP) and United Press International (UPI), arranged chronologically, 1979-1984; 3) News clippings, arranged chronologically by year, relating to cleanup and restart, 1979-1986; 4) Legal materials, including court cases and testimonies, depositions and affidavits, arranged by docket number. Researchers should note many of the topic files also contain overlapping legal materials, but kept separate as originally ordered; 5) Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NUREG) reports, arranged by NUREG number, which document safety and technical issues relating to nuclear energy and the construction of nuclear power plants.

Section: Topic files, alphabetical, 1979-1986


Box 201
Folder 1 Index to Three Mile Island (TMI) files, alphabetically arranged and updated by OPD over years 1982-1984
Folder 2 Aamodt, Norman and Marjorie, petition for Certiorari, TMI-1 (Three Mile Island-Unit 1) restart litigation January 9, 1986
Folder 3 Accident: news releases and statements issued by Governor Thornburgh 1979-1984
Folder 4 Administrative Law Judge Smith disqualification January-February, 1985
Folder 5 Air and Water Pollution Patrol, correspondence to Governor Thornburgh March-November, 1982
Folder 6 American Nuclear Society (ANS), meetings and membership mailings 1981-1985
Folder 7 American Public Power Association (APPA), correspondence to Congressman Richard Ottinger, chairman for Subcommittee on Energy, Conservation and Power October-December, 1981
Folder 8 American Society of Utility Investors: testimony by member I. J. Aligood and publications 1983-1984
Folder 9 Amortization: matter concerning GPU and PUC and memoranda between Bob Benko and Frank Wright September, 1983
Folder 10 Andrezeski, Senator, author of bill S.B. 1014 July 1, 1981
Folder 11 Anniversary of Three Mile Island (TMI) news clippings 1983-1985
Folder 12-13 Anti-nuclear correspondence, petitions, and requests to Governor Thornburgh 1980-1985
Folder 14 Arizona Public Service Commission, letter to Governor Thornburgh regarding the industry's participation in the cleanup of Three Mile Island (TMI) October 9, 1981
Folder 15 Arthur Young study: "Analysis of Strategic Options to Finance Continuing Electrical Power Service in the Jersey Central Power and Light Company Franchise Area" April, 1981
Folder 16-18 Atomic Safety Licensing Board (ASLB) and Atomic Safety Licensing and Appeal Board (ASLAB), correspondence, Governor's staff memoranda, and legal materials regarding TMI (Three Mile Island) restart proceedings 1981-1984

Box 202
Folder 1 Babcock and Wilcox, design for nuclear power plants, NUREG-1066 1984
Folder 2 Background information on Three Mile Island (TMI) accident (includes news clippings, testimony and briefing materials) 1979-1986
Folder 3-4 Bankruptcy of GPU: news clippings, memos and notes, including GPU Financial Recovery Program 1980-1982
Folder 5 Bath County hydroelectric project: correspondence January-April, 1982
Folder 6-7 Beaver Valley Power Station Unit No. 1: memoranda, correspondence and notes from the NRC 1984-1985
Folder 8 Ben Franklin Partnership: meeting agenda November 3, 1984
Folder 9 Berwick nuclear power plant: news clippings 1981-1984
Folder 10 Bond, Governor Christopher of Missouri: correspondence regarding dioxin problem in Missouri February, 1983
Folder 11 Bouquard, Marilyn, "Nuclear Accident Recovery Act," proposed legislation and correspondence June, 1982
Folder 12 Building Trades endorsement of Governor Thornburgh's cost sharing approach to Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup October, 1981
Folder 13 California Energy Commission: state role in regulation of nuclear power plants 1981-1982
Folder 14-15 Cancer studies done by the Pennsylvania Department of Health 1985
Folder 16 Cawley, Commissioner James H. of the PUC 1981-1982
Folder 17 Chambers of Commerce: Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup and funding 1981-1982
Folder 18 Civil penalties imposed on plant operators by the NRC: correspondence between Governor King of Maine and Governor Thornburgh June-July, 1982
Folder 19 Cheating incident: Three Mile Island (TMI) operators cheating on tests required by the NRC and Charles Husted incident 1981-1985

Box 203
Folder 1 Cleanup Act: nuclear accident legislation January, 1982
Folder 2 Cleanup agreement and contract between DER and GPU 1983-1986
Folder 3 Cleanup safety allegations 1983
Folder 4-11 Cleanup cost 1979-1986
Folder 12 Cleanup: federal government's role 1981-1986
Folder 13 Cleanup: Research and Development value, including information on federal role 1980-1983

Box 204
Folder 1-4 Cleanup of TMI-2 (Three Mile Island-2): testimonies on status, schedules, costs and estimates 1980-1986
Folder 5 Cleanup: statements and proposals undated
Folder 6 Cleanup funding: use of state bonds undated
Folder 7 Clinch River nuclear reactor news clippings 1982-1983
Folder 8 Comptroller General of the United States, "Three Mile Island (TMI): A Financial Fallout" July 7, 1980
Folder 9 CONEG, Committee on Energy to examine Governor Thornburgh's proposal for cleanup 1981
Folder 10 Congressional Delegation of Pennsylvania to the President of the United States: correspondence to President, news releases, clippings, and memoranda regarding rate increases and funding 1981
Folder 11 Conservation: WWSIII news release regarding legislation requiring participation in cleanup of TMI-2 (Three Mile Island-2) costs by other electric utilities October 20, 1982
Folder 12 Constitutional issues September-October, 1981
Folder 13 Consumer Advocate and GPU settlement December, 1981-April, 1982
Folder 14 Contact lists and cards of concerned citizens and key players regarding the Three Mile Island accident 1980-1982 and undated
Folder 15 Contract: Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup, drafts and memoranda 1982
Folder 16 Contract: Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup, 1983-1984 reimbursement, defueling contract and correspondence 1983
Folder 17 Contract: Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup, 1984-1985 Contract: indenture of trust and correspondence 1984
Folder 18 Core removal program, includes Westinghouse plan for TMI-2 (Three Mile Island-2) 1980-1984
Folder 19 Correspondence: miscellaneous regarding Three Mile Island (TMI) between Governor's staff and outside parties 1981-1985
Folder 20 Cleanup proposals in 1981, briefing book compiled in preparation 1979-1981

Box 205
Folder 1 Cost sharing approach: "Financing the Cleanup of Three Mile Island (TMI): A Working Paper for Decision Making Purposes" January 18, 1981
Folder 2-7 Cost sharing approach: Draft outlines and financial research March-November, 1981
Folder 8 Cost sharing approach: finalization and unveiling July, 1981
Folder 9 Cost sharing approach: press kits July 9, 1981
Folder 10 Cost sharing approach: statement of Governor Thornburgh, Middletown, PA July 9, 1981
Folder 11 Cost Issues examination status May 22, 1981
Folder 12 NGA's Criminal Justice and Public Protection Committee endorsement of Governor Thornburgh's cost sharing plan August 10, 1981
Folder 13 Critical milestones related to Three Mile Island (TMI), chart of years 1981-1985
Folder 14 Dauphin County Commissioners: concern regarding Three Mile Island (TMI) emergency preparedness 1983-1984
Folder 15 Denton, Harold, director of Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation for the NRC, testimony before U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy Research and Production and memorandum to NRC commissioners 1984-1985
Folder 16 Department of Environmental Resources: plant design and hardware issues and license applications 1985
Folder 17 Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant (San Obispo, CA) ruling August 22, 1981
Folder 18 Dieckamp, Herman, President of GPU, news clippings, correspondence, speeches 1982-1984
Folder 19 Digest of reactions to Governor Thornburgh's cost sharing approach to finance Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup September, 1981
Folder 20 Dioxin problem in Missouri: correspondence 1983
Folder 21 Department of Energy (DOE), FEPC TMI-2 (Three Mile Island-2) study group meetings March 28-29, 1983
Folder 22 DOE participation in Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup 1981
Folder 23-25 DOE correspondence and memoranda regarding financing the clean up 1982-1984
Folder 26 DOE Research and Development program undated
Folder 27 Dosimetry: plant facilities and cleanup methods 1982-1984
Folder 28 Duke Power Company: article in Evening News, "Help in Three Mile Island (TMI) 'mess' sought by Carolina Utility Chief" July 6, 1982
Folder 29 Duquesne Light: perspective on Governor Thornburgh's cost sharing cleanup program 1982-January, 1984

Box 206
Folder 1 Edison Electric Institute (EEI): progress report statement and board meeting material 1981
Folder 2 Edison Electric Institute (EEI): task force on nuclear institutional issues March, 1981
Folder 3 Edison Electric Institute (EEI): task force on Three Mile Island (TMI) 1982
Folder 4-5 Edison Electric Institute (EEI): voluntary cost sharing resolution plan 1983-1984
Folder 6 Electric rates of privately owned United States utilities 1981
Folder 7 Emergency operations staffing: NRC order and briefing 1983
Folder 8 Emergency preparedness: memos and speech materials and publications 1983-1985
Folder 9 U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy, Conservation and Power: testimony of Governor Thornburgh September 22, 1981
Folder 10 Energy Research Institute: draft of by-laws 1981
Folder 11 Energy Systems Research Group: prepared testimony of David Nichols and Paul D. Raskin September 15, 1981
Folder 12 US Senate Committees of Energy and Natural Resources and Environment and Public Works: Governor Thornburgh October 20, 1981
Folder 13 US Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee: statements, legislation and correspondence on cleanup funding 1982
Folder 14 Environmental Coalition on Nuclear Power: bulletins 1981-1982
Folder 15 Environmental Impact Statements (PEIS): decontamination and disposal of radioactive waste 1984
Folder 16 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) monitoring, "Environmental News" reports November, 1981-February, 1985
Folder 17 Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI): cleanup and cost sharing 1984
Folder 18 Executive correspondence to President on Three Mile Island (TMI) from national departments and agencies March-August, 1981
Folder 19 Federal Appeals Court ruling on A-Power siting October 7, 1981
Folder 20 Field, Herb: memo and Op-Ed article 1983
Folder 21 Florio, Congressman James: cleanup legislation 1982

Box 207
Folder 1 Friends and Family of Three Mile Island (TMI): newsletters and correspondence with Governor Thornburgh 1979-1983
Folder 2 General Accounting Office (GAO): "GAO Report to the Congress of the U.S.: Areas Around Nuclear Facilities Should be Better Prepared for Radiological Emergencies" March 30, 1979
Folder 3 General Accounting Office (GAO): news clippings, correspondence regarding cleanup funding and cleanup reports August, 1981-January, 1983
Folder 4 Gallo, Ernest: memo regarding financial aspects of Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup April 21, 1983
Folder 5 Ginna nuclear plant (near Rochester, NY) accident December, 1981-January, 1982
Folder 6 Goodling, Representative William: news clippings regarding bill to fund Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup September 29, 1981
Folder 7 Government Accountability Project (GAP) regarding Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup, includes Richard Parks affidavit March, 1983
Folder 8 Governor's Advisory Panel for Health Research Studies at Three Mile Island (TMI): correspondence with Governor Thornburgh April 6, 1984
Folder 9 Governor's Commission on Three Mile Island (TMI): memoranda, news releases and "Legal Aspects of Three Mile Island (TMI):" report of the Legal Subcommittee to Governor's Commission on Three Mile Island (TMI) 1979-1983
Folder 10 Governor's Conference between Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia (staff memo from Bob Benko) June 16, 1983
Folder 11-14 Governor's letters and correspondence 1981-1984
Folder 15 Governor's Russia trip, conversations regarding Three Mile Island (TMI) and nuclear energy November-December, 1979
Folder 16-19 GPU news releases regarding Three Mile Island (TMI) 1981-1984

Box 208
Folder 1-2 GPU news releases regarding Three Mile Island (TMI) 1985-1986
Folder 3 GPU annual and statistical reports, financial statements and shareholder reports 1983-1985
Folder 4 GPU newsletters, employee magazine, bulletins and brochures 1981-1985
Folder 5 GPU news clippings, wire stories, book and magazine articles and advertisements 1981-1985
Folder 6-7 GPU press kits 1981-1985
Folder 8 GPU correspondence with Governor Thornburgh 1981-1985
Folder 9 GPU correspondence with Governor's Office staff, and articles, reports, and notices sent to his staff 1980-1986
Folder 10 GPU: Governor's staff memoranda 1981-1985
Folder 11 GPU: Governor's staff notes circa. 1980
Folder 12 GPU: correspondence with NRC, PUC, DER 1982-1984
Folder 13 GPU employees, statements, testimony, speeches and reports 1981-1985
Folder 14 GPU legal documents 1983-1985
Folder 15 GPU: Pennsylvania Management and Operations study September, 1980

Box 209
Folder 1 GPU: "Pennsylvania Public Opinion Relating to the Situation at Three Mile Island (TMI)" June 9, 1981
Folder 2 GPU: "Costs and Benefits of Electric Utility Conservation Programs: A Case Study of Met-Ed and Penelec" May, 1982
Folder 3 GPU: "TMI-2 (Three Mile Island-2) Recovery Program Estimate" December 30, 1982
Folder 4 GPU: Rickover report, "An Assessment of the GPU Nuclear Corporation Organization and Senior Management and Its Competence to Operate TMI-1 (Three Mile Island-1)" November 19, 1983
Folder 5 GPU: "Assessment to the Risks and Safe Operation of TMI-1 (Three Mile Island-1) and from TMI-2 (Three Mile Island-2) and its Cleanup" August 27, 1984
Folder 6 GPU: "Study of Local and State Reactions to New Information about Three Mile Island (TMI)" November, 1984
Folder 7 GPU: "Radiological Environmental Monitoring Report for Three Mile Island (TMI)" 1985
Folder 8 GPU: Stier report, "TMI-2 (Three Mile Island-2) Reactor Coolant Inventory Balance Testing" September 5, 1985
Folder 9 GPU: miscellaneous material on corporation, reorganization and restart 1979-1982
Folder 10 GPU v. Babcock and Wilcox trial, NUREG-1020 October, 1983
Folder 11-16 GPU: Correspondence from GPU to NRC April-July, 1985

Box 210
Folder 1-2 GPU: Correspondence from GPU to NRC August-September, 1985
Folder 3 Gross receipts tax and H.B. 1040: legislation to stop Three Mile Island (TMI) related taxes from being taxed 1981-1982
Folder 4 H.B. 1040: legislation to stop Three Mile Island (TMI) related taxes from being taxed 1982
Folder 5 Hatfield, US Senator Mark: opposition to federal participation of cleanup at Three Mile Island (TMI) October, 1982
Folder 6 Hazardous waste transportation: reports by U.S. Comptroller General and risk assessment manual by the U.S. Department of Transportation 1980-1982
Folder 7 Health care studies 1984-1985
Folder 8 Health department: measures to monitor and research health effects 1981-1985
Folder 9 Heinz, US Senator John: bill for federal government to fund 25 percent of Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup (S.B. 1606) 1981-1982
Folder 10 Hochendoner, Larry: proposal to finance TMI-2 (Three Mile Island-2) cleanup through continuation of Deferred Energy Surcharge 1982
Folder 11 Indian Point nuclear plant able to reopen after improving emergency plans July, 1983
Folder 12 INPO: evaluations of TMI-1 (Three Mile Island-1) after accident 1981-1985
Folder 13 Internal Revenue Service, requests regarding tax consequences of proposed voluntary contributions by electric utility companies to cleanup Three Mile Island (TMI) 1983-1984
Folder 14 Issues related to Three Mile Island (TMI) restart and cleanup 1982-1983
Folder 15 Jackson, Reverend Jesse: opposition to Three Mile Island (TMI) restart 1984
Folder 16 Japanese effort in cleanup and agreement to conduct research and development work for nuclear power in Japan 1983-1984
Folder 17 Jersey Central Power and Light: responsibility in accident 1982-1984
Folder 18 Johnson, PUC Commissioner Michael: statement on the Met-Ed and Penelec rate cases January, 1982
Folder 19 Jones, PUC Commissioner Clifford: correspondence from and news clippings 1982
Folder 20 Keaton report: supposed GPU influence on drafts of report May, 1984
Folder 21 Keystone Alliance: disagreement with cost sharing proposal by Governor Thornburgh 1987
Folder 22 Kron, Phil, vice president of City Bank: financing the impact of Three Mile Island (TMI) 1981-1982
Folder 23 Krypton: differences in off-site air sample readings 1980-1984
Folder 24 Kuhns, William, Chairman and CEO of GPU: statement before U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Energy Research and Production, Committee on Science and Technology May 22, 1984

Box 211
Folder 1 Law suits related to Three Mile Island (TMI) 1980-1985
Folder 2-5 Leak rate: alleged falsification of leak rate data at TMI-2 (Three Mile Island-2) 1980-1985
Folder 6 Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce: cost sharing program to cleanup Three Mile Island (TMI) 1981-1983
Folder 7-8 Legislation: nuclear legislative reports, memos regarding Pennsylvania legislation and reports regarding national legislation 1982-1984
Folder 9 Legislative Budget and Finance Committee of Pennsylvania: report on survey of state agencies regarding activity intended to protect persons and property from dangers associated with nuclear power plants 1981
Folder 10 Letters to Governor: mixed comments on cost sharing proposal to fund Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup August, 1981

Box 212
Folder 1 Letters to Governor: noncommittal on cost sharing proposal July-August, 1981
Folder 2 Letters to Governor: non-support of cost sharing proposal July-August, 1981
Folder 3 Letters to Governor: support of cost sharing proposal (includes editorials, media, and support of corporations, governors, organizations, universities and others) July-August, 1981
Folder 4 Lloyd, Senator James: bill providing for rate changes following nuclear accidents August, 1981
Folder 5 MacLeod, Gordon K.: criticizing Thornburgh for being "too cool" during the Three Mile Island (TMI) accident October, 1982
Folder 6-9 Management integrity: issues before NRC and investigation into plant management 1984-1986
Folder 9 MacNeil-Lehrer Report: Governor Thornburgh's appearance March-May, 1982
Folder 10 McClure, Senator James: bill to establish supplemental insurance by the Secretary of Energy to pay costs following damage to nuclear power plants July-October, 1981
Folder 11 Media, news releases, radio spots, TV commentary and magazine articles 1981-1982
Folder 12 Meese, Edwin, presidential counselor: letter to Governor Thornburgh regarding federal role in financing Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup October 19, 1981
Folder 13 Meetings, agendas, briefings, contact lists, notes by Rick Stafford 1981-1984
Folder 14 Mellow, Senator Robert: criticism of Governor Thornburgh's cost sharing plan February 23, 1982
Folder 15-17 Memoranda to Governor's staff from Bob Benko 1980-September, 1981

Box 213
Folder 1-9 Memoranda to Governor's staff from Bob Benko October, 1981-December, 1984

Box 214
Folder 1-2 Memoranda to Governor's staff from Bob Benko 1985-1986
Folder 3 Memoranda and correspondence with outside parties to and from Bob Benko 1983-1984
Folder 4 Memoranda to Governor's staff from Rick Stafford 1981
Folder 5 Memoranda and correspondence from Rick Stafford to outside persons 1981-1982
Folder 6 Memoranda to and from Thomas Rees, Deputy General Counsel 1981-1984
Folder 7 Memoranda and correspondence to and from Governor's staff members 1979-1984
Folder 8 Metropolitan Edison: annual reports, decontamination plan, program estimates, clippings and news letters 1979-1984
Folder 9 Metropolitan Edison indictment: legal materials relating to Docket # 50-289 1984
Folder 10 Middletown Council: concerns about unsafe practices at Three Mile Island (TMI) 1981-1983
Folder 11 MILRITE: support for Governor's proposal for cost sharing cleanup July-October, 1981
Folder 12 Mondale, Walter, democratic presidential contender: unwillingness to support Three Mile Island (TMI) restart 1984
Folder 13 National Energy Research Institute (NERI): correspondence with Westinghouse-Electric 1981

Box 215
Folder 1 New Jersey energy rate increases to help finance Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup 1982-1983
Folder 2 New York petition of nuclear power plants to contribute revenue May 1, 1984
Folder 3 NGA, Criminal Justice and Public Protection Committee, Subcommittee on Nuclear Power, resolution support for national plan to fund cleanup 1981
Folder 4 Newsletters from various organizations regarding Three Mile Island (TMI) 1981-1982
Folder 5 Notes by Thornburgh and staff undated
Folder 6 Nuclear power plant licensing report by NRC 1979-1981
Folder 7-9 Nuclear insurance 1981-1984
Folder 10 NRC: memoranda, news releases, biographies and federal register 1982-1985
Folder 11 NRC: computer printout including Three Mile Island (TMI) accident references 1967-1982
Folder 12 NRC: testimony of James Asselstine, commissioner of NRC: before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs June 4, 1985
Folder 13 Nuclear Safety Analysis Center, Analysis of TMI-2 (Three Mile Island-2) Accident and Supplement July, 1979

Box 216
Folder 1 Nuclear Safety Oversight Committee: reports to President Reagan 1981
Folder 2 Nuclear Symposium: petition filed by TMIA February, 1983
Folder 3 Oare, J. Richard: candidate for State Senate, concern over embrittlement of steel shell protecting radioactive core at Three Mile Island (TMI) October, 1982
Folder 4 Ontario Hydro project 1981
Folder 5 O'Pake, Senator Michael: criticism of Governor Thornburgh's cost sharing cleanup plan October, 1981
Folder 6-7 Ottinger, Richard chairman of Subcommittee on Energy Conservation and Power, Committee on Energy: transcripts of testimony and meetings May-September, 1981
Folder 8-10 Ottinger subcommittee: Governor's appearance before, and related background correspondence and research September 22, 1981
Folder 11 Ottinger subcommittee: research and preparation of Governor's Office staff for hearings September, 1981

Box 217
Folder 1-2 Palladino, Nunzio, chairman of the NRC: opening of Three Mile Island (TMI) and role of the NRC 1981-1984
Folder 3 Peach Bottom nuclear plant: pipe cracks and actions taken to fix problem August-September, 1983
Folder 4 PEMA: Emergency preparedness fund 1981-1985
Folder 5 PEMA: Disaster Operations Plan 1981
Folder 6 Pennsylvania Rural Electric Association: Thornburgh urging support for cost sharing cleanup plan June-July, 1982
Folder 7 Pennsylvania Utility Law Project: notice of statewide Pennsylvania utility consumers conference partly sponsored by the Pennsylvania Utility Law Project September, 1982
Folder 8 People Against Nuclear Energy (PANE): newsletters urging closing of Three Mile Island (TMI) March, 1981-March, 1984
Folder 9 Philadelphia Electric Company (PECO) case versus PUC, Employment and Economic Recovery Rider information, and news clippings regarding rate increases 1983-1985
Folder 10 Philadelphia Electric Company (PECO) Safety Evaluation report at Limerick nuclear plant, NUREG-0991 1983-1985

Box 218
Folder 1 Point Pleasant pumping station, "Environmental Assessment Report and Findings" and subsequent trial on pumping and alternative water supply 1982-1985
Folder 2 Polar Crane: steps taken to correct functioning of component that is part of polar crane braking system September-November, 1984
Folder 3 Potassium iodide March, 1981-November, 1982
Folder 4 Pennsylvania Power and Light Company (PP&L): rate requests to PUC and requirements by PEMA 1982-1985
Folder 5 PPTN, Three Mile Island TV program and news release 1983
Folder 6 President's nuclear policy: revival of nuclear power usage and removal of governmental barriers to wider use of nuclear energy August, 1981
Folder 7 President's phone call and statement on Three Mile Island (TMI) October, 1981
Folder 8 Pressurized thermal shock: media reports of steel vessels around radioactive cores could crack due to radiation exposure September, 1982
Folder 9 Price-Anderson Act: limiting liability from nuclear energy accident and mandating public and private insurance coverage for damages 1979-1984
Folder 10 Processed water, plans to dispose of 2.1 gallons at TMI-2 (Three Mile Island-2) July, 1986
Folder 11 PSEF: as third party to fund Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup undated
Folder 12 Psychological stress: studies and workshops and U.S. Court of Appeals order for NRC to investigate 1982-1985
Folder 13 Psychological stress: studies and workshops and U.S. Court of Appeals order for NRC to investigate 1982-1985
Folder 14 Pennsylvania Energy Research Institute, Inc., draft of by-laws March 23, 1981
Folder 15 Public Interest Resource Center (PIRC): requests to meet with Governor Thornburgh and information on safety concerns with the restart of Three Mile Island (TMI) 1981-1983
Folder 16 PUC: opinions and orders, Governor's Office staff memoranda, public correspondence, voting reports and legal cases 1981-1985

Box 219
Folder 1-4 PUC: opinions and orders, Governor's Office staff memoranda, public correspondence, voting reports and legal cases 1981-1985
Folder 5 PUC: ratings February 17, 1981
Folder 6 Questions and Answers on health and safety and cleanup and costs, prepared for Three Mile Island (TMI) anniversaries over the years 1981-1984
Folder 7 Rail shipments and safety issues 1986
Folder 8-9 Rate requests: legal materials, memos and correspondence to cover costs of Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup and other nuclear plants' operational needs 1981-1986

Box 220
Folder 1 Rate requests: legal materials, memos and correspondence to cover costs of Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup and other nuclear plants' operational needs 1981-1986
Folder 2 Referendum on Three Mile Island (TMI): results from Cumberland, Dauphin and Lebanon Counties May 18, 1982
Folder 3 Replacement power costs: memoranda and news advertisements April, 1985
Folder 4 RGA endorsement of Governor Thornburgh's cost sharing plan and resolution to urge others to support August, 1981
Folder 5 Resolution, S.R. 93. asking for a delay in the restart of Three Mile Island (TMI) and letter to Governor from Senator John Shumaker December, 1983-April, 1984
Folder 6 Report on Three Mile Island (TMI) House of Representative resolutions May-June, 1980
Folder 7-8 Restart: memos and correspondence 1981-1982
Folder 9 Restart: status of review and correspondence 1983
Folder 10 Restart: memoranda and correspondence 1983
Folder 11 Restart: internal memoranda and legal cases 1984
Folder 12 Restart: memos, news releases and outside correspondence 1985
Folder 13 Restart: memos and correspondence 1986
Folder 14 Restart: letters to Governor Thornburgh 1981-1986

Box 221
Folder 1-2 Restart: letters to Governor Thornburgh 1981-1986
Folder 3 Rickover, H.G.: report and assessment of management at Three Mile Island (TMI) November 19, 1983
Folder 4 Risk assessment: collected materials regarding undated
Folder 5 Ritter, Representative Don: stance on Governor's cost sharing cleanup plan July-October, 1981
Folder 6 Rood, Mick: news clippings and editorials criticizing Thornburgh's cost sharing plan and outcomes 1982
Folder 7 S.B. 1606: providing a national program of financial participation of electric utilities in the cost of decontamination of Three Mile Island (TMI) 1982
Folder 8 Safety Advisory Board (SAB): correspondence and member lists 1983-1984
Folder 9 Safety evaluation by the NRC on steam generator tube repair September, 1983
Folder 10 Sandia National Laboratories report: misinterpreting consequences of nuclear power reactor accidents 1982
Folder 11 Shanaman, Susan: views on cleanup and issues support for Governor Thornburgh's cost sharing plan 1981-1982
Folder 12 Shoreham nuclear plant: Thornburgh administration's refusal to testify at public hearing February, 1983
Folder 13 Simpson, Senator: answers to questions posed by Senator Simpson, correspondence and thanks for supporting Governor Thornburgh's cost sharing plan June, 1982
Folder 14 Socio-Economic Impacts study and Study on Economic Effects on Electrical Consumers 1979-1980

Box 222
Folder 1 Socio-Economic Impacts related correspondence and memoranda and background 1979-1981
Folder 2 Specter, Senator Arlen: correspondence and memoranda regarding Governor Thornburgh's testimony before Senate Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development of the Senate Appropriations Committee January, 1982
Folder 3 Specter bill: S.B. 1226 May 20, 1981
Folder 4 Stafford, Senator, chairman of the U.S. Committee on the Environment: letters and testimonies before committee 1982
Folder 5 Statistics on electric rates and public utility long-term debt 1980-1981
Folder 6 Status of Unit 1 and Unit 2 steam generator tubes and restart efforts 1982
Folder 7 Steam generator tubes, leaks, investigation, and repair 1983-1985
Folder 8 Sternglass, Dr.: assertion that infants died as result of Three Mile Island (TMI) April, 1982
Folder 9 Stier report: investigation of allegations of safety and management deficiencies at TMI-2 (Three Mile Island-2) September-November, 1983
Folder 10 Stockman, David, of OMB: interview and statement regarding federal bonds for cleanup August-October, 1981
Folder 11 Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment: individual testimonies and cleanup program estimates by GPU December, 1982-April, 1983
Folder 12 Subcommittee on Nuclear Regulation: statement of Dick Thornburgh April 23, 1979
Folder 13 Superfund: memo regarding possible money to use for cleanup of Three Mile Island (TMI) September 16, 1982
Folder 14 Supreme Court memo from Bob Benko regarding nuclear ban May 10, 1983
Folder 15 Susquehanna nuclear plant 1982-1985
Folder 16 Systematic Assessment of Licensee Performance (SALP) of NRC and TMI-1 (Three Mile Island-1) scores 1985
Folder 17 Taliaferro, Linda, commissioner of PUC: statement, opinion and analysis presented to PUC January, 1982
Folder 18 Testimony of Governor Thornburgh before the NRC (draft) August 15, 1984
Folder 19 Testimonies of Harrisburg, PA Fire Chief Donald Konkle and Mayor Stephen Reed before British Nuclear Inquiry Group, Suffolk, England November 29, 1984
Folder 20 Third Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals legal materials regarding management integrity and safety in restart May-September, 1985

Box 223
Folder 1 Third Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals legal materials regarding management integrity and safety in restart May-September, 1985
Folder 2-3 TMI-2 (Three Mile Island-2) Advisory Commission of the NRC 1980-1984
Folder 4 Three Mile Island Alert (TMIA): letters to Governor Thornburgh, statements, and Governor's responses 1981-1985
Folder 5 Three Mile Island (TMI) hearing before Ottinger Subcommittee May 1, 1981
Folder 6 Three Mile Island (TMI) assignments and status May 18, 1981
Folder 7 TMI-1 (Three Mile Island-1) restart hearing of the NRC, Harrisburg, PA November 9, 1982
Folder 8 TMI-1 (Three Mile Island-1) status reports October, 1985-September, 1986
Folder 9 TMI-2 (Three Mile Island-2) cleanup progress reports of GPU March, 1983
Folder 10-11 Udall, Congressman Morris: ability to get federal legislation to fund cleanup 1981-1984
Folder 12-13 Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS): correspondence with Governor Thornburgh, memos, articles and legal material 1981-1985

Box 224
Folder 1 Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS): correspondence with Governor Thornburgh, memos, articles and legal material 1981-1985
Folder 2 Unit 1 (TMI-1): Facility Operating License and Evaluation by INPO May-September, 1983
Folder 3 U.S.-Asia Institute to allow U.S. companies to borrow money from Japan at lower interest rates promoting industry and trade relations March-April, 1982
Folder 4 Voluntary contributions from states to aid in cleanup June, 1983-March, 1984
Folder 5 Walker, Charles E. Associates: draft of bill for federal participation of electric utilities in cleanup November 25, 1981
Folder 6 Walker, US Representative Robert: amendment to NRC authorization bill that bans any intentional dumping of radioactive wastes into the Susquehanna River from Three Mile Island (TMI) reactor 1981
Folder 7 Washington Public Power Supply System (WPPSS): Pacific Northwest network of public and private electric utilities, criticism in the media February, 1982
Folder 8 Waste: high-level 1981-1983
Folder 9 Waste: low-level 1981-1984
Folder 10 Waste: nuclear, policy analysis, location of, classification of, and management 1981-1984
Folder 11 West Valley: shipments of nuclear waste back to plants of origin February-August, 1984
Folder 12 Westinghouse: proposal of decommissioning of Shippingport Atomic Power Station 1982-1983

Section: AP news wires, 1979-1984

Folder 13-15 1979-1984
Folder 16 1979-1981

Box 225
Folder 1-2 1982-1983

Section: UPI news wires, 1979-1983

Folder 3-7 1979-June, 1982

Box 226
Folder 1-5 July, 1982-1985

Box 227
Folder 1-3 1985-1987

Section: Newspaper clippings, 1979-1987

Folder 4 Peach Bottom Nuclear Plant, licensing, Docket Nos. 50-277 and 50-278, 1982-1986, Facility Operating License and Amendment to License November, 1982-August, 1986
Folder 5 TMI-2 Cleanup and Costs, Docket No. 50-320, 1982 September, 1982
Folder 6 Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, Docket Nos. 50-275 and 50-323, 1984: ASLB authorizing issuance of full power license for Diablo Canyon nuclear plant November, 1982-August, 1986
Folder 7 Beaver Valley Unit 1, Docket No. 50-334, 1985: Safety Evaluations March-April, 1985
Folder 8-11 TMI-1 Restart, Docket No. 50-289, 1979-1985 1979-1983
Folder 12 Licensee Comments on Commissioner Gilinsky's Tentative Conclusion and Response to Commission Order August-October, 1983
Folder 13 TMI-1 Restart, Docket No. 50-289, 1979-1985 1984
Folder 14 Material relating to the Dieckamp mailgram January 28, 1985

Box 228
Folder 1-2 TMI-1 Restart, Docket No. 50-289, 1979-1985 January 30-April 30, 1985
Folder 3 Material relating to Charles Husted and NRC cheating incident March-May, 1985
Folder 4-5 TMI-1 Restart, Docket No. 50-289, 1979-1985 May-December 17, 1985
Folder 6 Commonwealth of PA, Norman and Marjorie Aamodt, UCS, and TMIA v. NRC and Met-Ed, Three Mile Island Restart, Docket Nos. 85-3301, 85-3302, 85-3310, 85-3315 (consolidated), 1984-1985: Petition for a Review of an Order of the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Appendix for the Petitioner, Volume 1 July, 1984

Box 229
Folder 1 Commonwealth of PA, Norman and Marjorie Aamodt, UCS, and TMIA v. NRC and Met-Ed, Three Mile Island Restart: Petition for a Review of an Order of the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Appendix for the Petitioner, Volume 2 July, 1984
Folder 2-3 Commonwealth of PA, Norman and Marjorie Aamodt, UCS, and TMIA v. NRC and Met-Ed, Three Mile Island Restart May 29-June 24, 1985
Folder 4 Brief for Intervenor-Respondents Met-Ed, et. al June 24, 1985
Folder 5 Appendix for Respondents NRC et. al and Intervenor Respondents Met-Ed et. al June 24, 1985
Folder 6 Commonwealth of PA, Norman and Marjorie Aamodt, UCS, and TMIA v. NRC and Met-Ed, Three Mile Island Restart June 25-August 25, 1985

Box 230
Folder 1 Commonwealth of PA, Norman and Marjorie Aamodt, UCS, and TMIA v. NRC and Met-Ed, Three Mile Island Restart August 27-October 7, 1985
Folder 2 TMIA v. NRC case before the Supreme Court, A-235 September 24-October 2, 1985
Folder 3 Commonwealth of PA v. NRC and Met-Ed et. al, Docket No. 85-3239 May 16-28, 1985
Folder 4 UCS v. NRC and Met-Ed et. al, Docket No. 85-3242 May 20-23, 1985
Folder 5 TMIA v. NRC, Docket No. 85-3244 (related case, Docket No. 85-3283), 1985 May, 1985
Folder 6 James J. Shumaker, et. al v. NRC, Docket No. 85-3283 May-July, 1985

Section: Legal cases and materials regarding Three Mile Island, 1979-1986

Folder 7 "Beyond Defense-In-Depth: Cost and Funding Of State and Local Government Radiological Emergency Response Plans and Preparedness in Support Of Commercial Nuclear Power Stations," NUREG-0553 October, 1979
Folder 8 Potential Impact of Licensee Default on Cleanup of TMI-2," NUREG-0689 October-November, 1980
Folder 9 GPU v. Babcock and Wilcox Lawsuit Review and Its Effect on TMI-2, NUREG-1020 October, 1983
Folder 10 "Comparison of Implementation of Selected Three Mile Island (TMI) Action Plan Requirements on Operating Plants Designed by Babcock and Wilcox," NUREG-1066 April-May, 1984
Folder 11 "Comparison of Licensing Activities for Operating Plants Designed by Babcock and Wilcox," NUREG-1110 December, 1984-January, 1985
Folder 12 "Evaluation of Catch-Per-Unit-Effort Indices Used in Aquatic Monitoring Programs at Nuclear Power Plants," NUREG-1598 July, 1982
Folder 13 "Container Assessment--Corrosion Study of HLW Container Materials," NUREG-2317 April, 1982
Folder 14 "Document Review Regarding Hazardous Chemical Characteristics of Low-Level Wastes," NUREG-4433 January-March, 1986