TITLE

Three Mile Island: Sifting Out the Facts

AUTHOR(S)
Morrissey, Robett B.
PUB. DATE
September 1979
SOURCE
America;9/1/1979, Vol. 141 Issue 5, p91
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the issues underpinning the accident at Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear power plant in Middletown, Pennsylvania. It examines the cause of the accident of TMI's Reactor #2. It states that a government investigation has been done commissioned by U.S. President Jimmy Carter concerning the said incident. According to the author, the public has no accurate and complete account of what happened and why.
ACCESSION #
35692740

 

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