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Three Mile Island, 32 years of Uneasiness

By at March 28, 2011 | 6:42 pm | 0 Comment

Three Mile Island, 32 years of Uneasiness

Human mistakes, mechanical imperfections, and confusion led to the worst nuclear accident in the United States. The crisis unfolded when a valve malfunctioned, releasing radioactive gases, which was later followed by, with the blessing of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the dumping of some 40,000 gallons of radioactive waste into the Susquehanna River.

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What’s Wrong With the NRC’s Fact Sheet on the TMI Accident?

By at March 14, 2011 | 12:52 pm | 90 Comments

What’s Wrong With the NRC’s Fact Sheet on the TMI Accident?

Rock The Capital’s Eric Epstein has spent years documenting facts against the spoken word concerning the accident at TMI. This fact-checking piece was composed years ago, but its worth another look in light of the Japanese nuclear disaster.

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