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The three mile island unit 1 is a pressurized water reactor designed by babcock & wilcox with a net generating capacity when tmi-2 suffered its accident in 1979. The three mile island accident occurred on march 28, 1979, in reactor number 2 of three mile island nuclear generating station (tmi-2) in dauphin county, pennsylvania. By scott disavino (reuters) - pennsylvania's three mile island power plant will close in 2019, forty years after it was the site of the worst nuclear. Accident at a pennsylvania nuclear power plant sparks radiation fears sections sections top stories transcript for 3/28/79: three mile island.
After the three mile island (or tmi) accident, public support for nuclear energy fell from an all-time high of 69 percent in 1977 to 46 percent in 1979. The three mile island the biggest nuclear accident in the us pawitra masa-at 4937092 sirs/m 15-dec-06.
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