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20 Years Later A Nuclear Nightmare in
An undamaged nuclear reactor at the plant is still in operation.
By Mark Stencel
Saturday, March 27, 1999
Before the 1979 accident at
The initial information from the accident in the Unit 2 reactor was sketchy and contradictory. The utility company that ran the plant said the situation was manageable. But officials from mayor's offices to the Oval Office worried about possible complications that would shower radioactivity on the small communities around
In Harrisburg, less than 10 miles away, the state's new governor struggled with conflicting advice on whether to begin an evacuation that might affect more than 600,000 people. In
In the two decades since
Revelations during the decadelong cleanup of the crippled reactor showed that its core was more seriously damaged than originally suspected. But scientists still disagree on whether the radiation vented during the event was enough to affect the health of those who lived near the plant.
This special report includes a photo gallery and a 1979
Join us for live discussions on the lessons and legacy of Three Mile Island with former
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