TITLE

Three Mile Island: meltdown of democracy?

AUTHOR(S)
Walsh, Edward J.
PUB. DATE
March 1983
SOURCE
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Mar1983, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that several citizen groups supported by the local opposition are protesting the initiative of the government to restart the Three Mile Island Unit 1 reactor in Pennsylvania. The protests raised fundamental questions about democratic decision making. A nuclear accident occurred at the reactor of General Public Utilities Corp. had compelled tens of thousands of people to leave their homes in 1979. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission recommended to restart the nuclear reactor. The protesters demand that the nuclear power plant should be phased out and made illegal.
ACCESSION #
24226204

 

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