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Three Mile Island: Fallout of Fear

PAtricia Smith's two daughters were exposed to radiation when the worst U.S. nuclear-power accident struck Three Mile Island. Now Smith, who lives within sight...

Nation: Nixing Nukes

NRC shuts some plants Ever since the near disaster at Pennsylvania's Three Mile Island nuclear plant, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has been...

Science: Three Mile Island Verdict

Human error is to blame For many of the tourists who are flocking daily to Pennsylvania's crippled Three Mile Island nuclear power station, the...

Energy: Memories of a Near Meltdown

Rising 372 ft. into the clear wintry air, the cooling towers of the Three Mile Island nuclear plant dominate the skyline just southeast of the Pennsylvania...

Energy: Nukes: Not Nice, but Necessary

The crippling legacy of the accident at Three Mile Island For American nuclear power development, it has been the worst of times. Though the U.S. still draws...

An Industry Still in Disarray

Four years after the big scare, nuclear power remains troubled From the very beginning, the U.S. nuclear-power industry has suffered one setback after another...

Energy: We're Fighting for Our Lives

It's dim now, but the future of nuclear power may brighten Even the strongest advocates of nuclear power have warned for years that it would take only one...

A Nuclear Nightmare

In the dead of night, the hulks of four 372-ft. cooling towers and two high domed nuclear reactor container buildings were scarcely discernible above the...

Energy: Scathing Look at Nuclear Safety

Lax operations and loose regulations lead to calls for change The radioactive gas and particles that rose from the stacks of a nuclear power plant at...

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