Project Sunshine reports, 1953-1956.
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The United States Atomic Energy Commission was established in 1946 to put atomic energy research and development under civilian control. It took over most of the personnel from the Manhattan Engineer District when it was dissolved in 1949. The commission was abolished in 1974 and its functions transferred to the Energy Research and Development Administration, the Federal Energy Administration, and the Federal Power Commission. From the description of Project Sunshine reports, 1953-19...
This collection of transparencies was used by representatives of the Atomic Energy Commission (A.E.C.) during a presentation before the Alaska House State Affairs Committee, April 4, 1970, in Juneau. At the time of the presentation, the A.E.C. was planning a second underground nuclear test on Amchitka Island in 1971, code-named CANNIKIN. Testimony was heard from several groups against a second test as well as adverse testimony about the first test which took place in October, 1969 and was code n...