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DEVELOPMENT, GROWTH, AND STATE OF THE

ATOMIC ENERGY INDUSTRY

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

JOINT COMMITTEE ON ATOMIC ENERGY

CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES

EIGHTY-FIFTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

DEVELOPMENT, GROWTH, AND STATE OF THE

ATOMIC ENERGY INDUSTRY

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PAPR 1

(of two parts) )
Section 202, Stargtory Hearings

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FEBRUARY 19, 20,

25,

l'rinted for the use of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy

UNITED STATES

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

JOINT COMMITTEE ON ATOMIC ENERGY

CARL T, DURHAM, North Carolina, Chairman

CLINTON P. ANDERSON, New Mexico, Vice Chairman CHET HOLIFIELD, California

RICHARD B. RUSSELL, Georgia MELVIN PRICE, Illinois

JOHN O. PASTORE, Rhode Island PAUL J. KILDAY, Texas

ALBERT GORE, Tennessee, JOHN J. DEMPSEY, New Mexico

HENRY M. JACKSON, Washington STERLING COLE, New York

BOURKE B. HICKENLOOPER, Iowa JAMES E. VAN ZANDT, Pennsylvania WILLIAM F. KNOWLAND, California JAMES T. PATTERSON, Connecticut

JOHN W. BRICKER, Ohio
THOMAS A. JENKINS, Ohio

HENRY C. DWORSHAK, Idaho
JAMES T. RAMEY, Executive Director
GEORGE E. BROWN, Jr., Professional Staff Member

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TESTIMONY OF INDUSTRIAL AND OTHER WITNESSES

nuclear engineering of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute---
Shapiro, Zalman M., Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corporation...
Starr, Dr. Chauncey, general manager of Atomic International Division,

and vice president of North American Aviation, Inc.-

Weller, Gordon A., executive vice president, Uranium Institute of America.

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AEC action on power demonstration reactor proposals (table).

Anderson, Roland A., correspondence with Theodore S. Kenyon, relative

to statement on bilateral agreements---

Britain's atomic power program (Whaley-Eaton service letter) ---

Comparison of MTR fuel element costs from Government and private

facilities..

Correspondence between the Joint Committee and AEC regarding study

of damage which could be caused by a runaway reactor -
Edison Electric Institute committee on atomic power, members of -
Excerpts from a forum opinion poll on problems facing atomic industry

(Atomic Industrial Forum memo, February 1957)--
Fabrication of Argonne experimental boiling water reactor fuel elements..
Fields, K. E., General Manager, AEC, letter to Congressman Durham,

Chairman, JCAE, regarding personnel needed for inspection activities--
H. R. 5010, a bill to amend section 161 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954.

Holyoke, Mass., city of, correspondence and pertinent information regard-

ing Holyoke proposal..

Is There an Atomic Curtain? A debate by V. L. Parsegian and Lewis L.

Strauss.

Letter to representatives of industry, cooperatives, and labor, extending

invitation to appear at hearing--

McKee, Paul B., Pacific Power & Light Co., statement relative to future

atomic powerplant-

Mitchell, William, General Counsel, AEC, letter to Congressman Durham,

Chairman, AEC, regarding applications filed by private industry in

1956.

Nuclear powerplants--investor-owned electric utilities participation, Feb-

ruary 21, 1957

Press release by Joint Committee, January 22, 1957, extending general in-

vitation to appear at hearings---

Price, Melvin, letter to Chairman Strauss and reply from Commissioner

Libby, regarding inability to obtain adequate insurance on atomic

plants.

Radin, Alex, American Public Power Association, correspondence with

AEĆ regarding third invitation for proposals under the power reactor

demonstration program-

Sporn, Philip, letter to Lewis L. Strauss, Chairman, AEC, regarding joint

undertaking by 12 electric utility companies in nuclear reactor research

and development field.

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