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...Washington at age 78. In 1979, America's worst commercial nuclear accident occurred inside the Unit Two reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Penn. In the world In 1854, during the Crimean War, Britain and France declared war on...

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This Day in History

...Washington at age 78. In 1979, America's worst commercial nuclear accident occurred inside the Unit Two reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pa. In the world In 1854, during the Crimean War, Britain and France declared war on Russia...

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This Day in History

...S. citizen. In 1979, America's worst commercial nuclear accident occurred inside the Unit Two reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pa. In 2000, in a unanimous ruling, the Supreme Court sharply curtailed police power in...

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This Day in History

...S. citizen. In 1979, America's worst commercial nuclear accident occurred inside the Unit 2 reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pa. In 1996, Congress passed the line-item veto, giving the president power to cut government...

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More radioactive water spills at Japan nuclear plant

...produce, raw milk and even tap water as far away as Tokyo. The troubles have eclipsed Pennsylvania's 1979 crisis at Three Mile Island, when a partial meltdown raised fears of widespread radiation release. But it is still well short of the 1986 Chernobyl...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032911/reg_806930690.shtml
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Alaska has considered nuclear power options

...happening in Japan is similar to what happened at Three Mile Island, but not as serious as Chernobyl," she said. In 1979 the Three Mile Island power plant suffered a partial meltdown; in 1986...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031511/sta_799763323.shtml
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More radioactive water spills at Japan nuclear plant

...produce, raw milk and even tap water as far away as Tokyo. The troubles have eclipsed Pennsylvania's 1979 crisis at Three Mile Island, when a partial meltdown raised fears of widespread radiation release. But it is still well short of the 1986 Chernobyl...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2011-03-28/more-radioactive-water-spills-japan-
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Outside editorial: After Fukushima

...generation. Now Fukushima raises the specter of earlier nuclear accidents: not only Chernobyl but the less severe Three Mile Island. That 1979 accident similarly occurred at a time when nuclear power was gaining popularity in the aftermath of the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-04-25/outside-editorial-after-fukushima
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Outside editorial: Yes to nuclear power only if safety comes first

...sleight-of-hand oversight, Americans again - and with good reason - will turn against nuclear energy. After the Three Mile Island accident, nuclear plant construction in this country ground to a halt for about three decades, and our nation continues...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-06-26/outside-editorial-yes-nuclear-power-o
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NRC approves new nuclear plant

...4-1 vote.The NRC last approved construction of a nuclear plant in 1978, a year before a partial meltdown of the Three Mile Island nuclear plant in Pennsylvania. After that accident, fears of a radiation release were heightened and new reactor...

http://juneauempire.com/matthew-daly/2012-02-10/nrc-approves-new-nuclear-plant

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