The Pros And Cons Of Gulf Oil Spill

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Gulf Oil spill vs. Three Mile Island disaster Disasters made by error of a man-made machines can lead to as much wreckage as a hurricane or tornado. These lead to hurt in the communities that were affected, as well as the economic state of the government. Man made disasters can also lead to very critical change in the public’s opinion on the use of the certain energy source. If the opinion changes to being against the use of the power source, it can impact the stock and profit the industry’s make. On Wednesday March 28, 1979 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, the Three Mile Island nuclear plant had a failure in the cooling core in the #2 reactor. The TMI-2 reactor was destroyed and 13 million curies of radioactive gas was released into the air. 31 years later on April 20, 2010 the BP pipe 5000 feet beneath the oceans surface was leaking oil and gas. This pipe would continue to pour oil and gas into the ocean for 87 days before being capped off. The Gulf Oil Spill affected and continues to affect the citizens of the United States of America and the ecosystems around the area more than Three Mile Island disaster did because of the lives lost, amount of lives affected and damage it did to the area. During a critical debate of whether or not nuclear energy is safe and efficient to use the Three Mile island nuclear power plant was in effect on in island 10 miles away from Harrisburg. Strange readings started to show in the plants computers and test and no one knew what was

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