TITLE

THREE MILE ISLAND

PUB. DATE
January 1991
SOURCE
Reader's Companion to American History;1991, p1077
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The article provides information about the accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania. It is inferred that the accident was caused by a series of mechanical and human errors at the plant. The event prompted the governor of the state to evacuate pregnant women from the area to prevent the possible effects of radioactive gases released by the accident.
ACCESSION #
27829504

 

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