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Three Mile Island 20th Anniversary

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Three Mile Island 20th Anniversary

Three Mile Island 20th Anniversary

Three Mile Island 20th Anniversary

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Twenty years ago this week, a series of errors led to an accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Very little radiation was released into the air, but the reputation of nuclear power was tarnished in the U.S. This hour, we'll take a look back at the accident, how it affected people living near the plant, and at the nuclear industry today. Guests: Anthony Baratta Professor and Chair, Nuclear Engineering Penn State University University Park, Pennsylvania Stephen Couch Director, Penn State Center for Environment and Community Professor, Sociology Penn State University Capital College Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania Susan Stranahan Staff Writer Philadelphia Inquirer Conshohocken, Pennsylvania