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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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Nuclear Mistakes Radiating in Japan

By at March 28, 2011 | 9:25 am | 464 Comments

Nuclear Mistakes Radiating in Japan

It appears more than likely fuel rods at the Fukushima nuclear power plant are in partial meltdown, but before crews can fully assess it, they must focus on pumping out radioactive water from inside the facility.

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Drilling Deep in Pennsylvania Politics to find a compromise on Marcellus Shale

By at January 19, 2011 | 10:33 am | 77 Comments

Drilling Deep in Pennsylvania Politics to find a compromise on Marcellus Shale

Rock The Capital’s Eric Epstein in painstakingly concise language composes a road map for developing and taxing the Marcellus Shale. Epstein says the state must find a compromised footing to best address how we can best capitalize on a resource that will impact generations to come.

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