TITLE

When the world stopped

AUTHOR(S)
Lavelle, Marianne
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;03/29/99, Vol. 126 Issue 12, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recalls the accident at Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania in 1973. Problems which resulted in the worst commercial nuclear power accident in the history of the United States; Impact on townspeople and the nuclear power industry; Shut down of nuclear power plants across the US; Sale of TMI; Recollections of residents including Catherine Mayberry, whose photo came to symbolize the depth of the scare; The emotional, health, and financial costs of the accident.
ACCESSION #
1657637

 

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