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Partial meltdown of reactor number 2 of Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, near Harrisburg, and subsequent radiation leak that occurred on March 28, 1979. Wikipedia

  • Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station

    Closed nuclear power plant on Three Mile Island in Londonderry Township, Pennsylvania, on the Susquehanna River just south of Harrisburg. It had two separate units, TMI-1 (owned by Exelon Generation) and TMI-2 (owned by FirstEnergy Corp). Wikipedia

  • Nuclear power in the United States

    Provided by 95 commercial reactors with a net capacity of 98 gigawatts , with 64 pressurized water reactors and 32 boiling water reactors. In 2019, they produced a total of 809.41 terawatt-hours of electricity, which accounted for 20% of the nation's total electric energy generation. Wikipedia

  • Chernobyl disaster

    Caused by a nuclear accident that occurred on Saturday 26 April 1986, at the No. 4 reactor in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, near the city of Pripyat in the north of the Ukrainian SSR. Considered the worst nuclear disaster in history and was caused by one of only two nuclear energy accidents rated at seven—the maximum severity—on the International Nuclear Event Scale, the other being the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan. Wikipedia

  • Nuclear power debate

    Long-running controversy about the risks and benefits of using nuclear reactors to generate electricity for civilian purposes. Intensity unprecedented in the history of technology controversies" in some countries. Wikipedia

  • Nuclear and radiation accidents and incidents

    Defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency as " an event that has led to significant consequences to people, the environment or the facility. Examples include lethal effects to individuals, large radioactivity release to the environment, reactor core melt." One in which a reactor core is damaged and significant amounts of radioactive isotopes are released, such as in the Chernobyl disaster in 1986 and Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011. Wikipedia

  • Nuclear meltdown

    Severe nuclear reactor accident that results in core damage from overheating. Not officially defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency or by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Wikipedia


    Sentences forThree Mile Island accident

    • According to some commentators, the 1979 accident at Three Mile Island (TMI) played a major part in the reduction in the number of new plant constructions in many other countries.Nuclear power-Wikipedia
    • The 1980 Kemeny Commission's report after the Three Mile Island accident recommended that the nuclear energy industry "set and police its own standards of excellence".Nuclear Regulatory Commission-Wikipedia
    • Prior to Fukushima, the Chernobyl disaster was the only level 7 event on record, while the Mayak explosion was rated 6 and Three Mile Island accident was rated as level 5.Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster-Wikipedia
    • The title of the track also happened to be heavily influenced by the BBC World Service call signal and the panic that resulted in the Three Mile Island nuclear scare.The Clash-Wikipedia
    • The Three Mile Island accident in 1979 resulted in a massive change in nuclear regulatory requirements and system redesign.Midland, Michigan-Wikipedia
    • The Three Mile Island accident was the most significant nuclear accident in U.S. commercial nuclear power plant history.Pennsylvania-Wikipedia

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