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The Three Mile Island Meltdown

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The Three Mile Island accident was a partial nu clear meltdown that occurred on March 28, 1979, in reactor number 2 of The Three mile Island Nuclear Generating Station in Deuphin County, Pensylvania, United States. It was the worst accident in U.S. commercial nuclear power plant in history. The incident was rated a five on the seven – point International Nuclear Event Scale. It’s mean accident with Wider Consequences. The Incident was caused by combination of equipment malfunctions, design – related problems and worker errors led to partial meltdown and very small off – site releases of radioactivity. The reactor was destroyed. The cleanup of the damaged took nearly 12 years and cost almost 1 billion $. The incident indicated fear, stress and
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