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Three Mile Island

The Three Mile Island accident was a partial nuclear meltdown which occurred at the Three Mile Island power plant in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States on March 28, 1979. It was the worst accident in U.S.

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FUKUSHIMA ...FUFUSHIMA...FUKUSHIMA...more devistating than Chernobyl or Three Mile Island or ...? China Syndrome!!
Three Mile Island, of course Chernobyl. Also, the Navajo uranium miners and Oak Ridge etc. So important to understand 2/
I'm not sure about these Three Mile Island nuclear experts. When asked what to do about the bubble of radioactive g…
Chernobyl. Three Mile Island. Fukushima. Your Kid...all have had meltdowns.
We should know better after disasters like Chernobyl and the Three Mile Island incident, but nuclear energy still...
That's what happens when you're high on chocolate and three mile island radiation.
I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve been to Three Mile Island. . It’s seven.
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They're in full Trump Derangement meltdown mode. Three Mile Island territory.
Awesome Possum is a knock off Sonic game for children that has trivia about the Three Mile Island meltdown
This is what happened at Chernobyl, Fukushima and Three Mile Island.
having a three mile island meltdown. Getting those 2 runs in 5th changed your fortune. are fighting hard to win this series.
This game suddenly turned into Three-Mile Island. .
The Three Mile Island accident was a partial nuclear meltdown that occurred on March 28, 1979,…
Just passed three mile island. Creepy.
Those changes better be swift, unless Washington is happily addicted to meltdowns like Three Mile Island! 😉
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New temp setup, pre-upgrade. Named the last place "4towers" after its proximity to Three Mile Island. I'll call thi…
The Three Mile Island event was interesting, especially the confusion over control indicators and such
The Dems have gone from Nazi-baiting to second wave McCarthyism. Emotionally, they are in Three-Mile-Island territo…
. re: photo. Izzat a Three Mile Island raven or. a Chernobyl crow?
An author returns home, learns the truth of the accident at Three Mile Island & tries to stop nuclear…
Now n Laters are made in the smoldering remains of Three Mile Island
giving terrific TEDx talk at Cal Poly. Might stimulate interest in this
Um, how about "no way" - I don't want Fukushima, Chernobyl or three mile island in the "lucky country"
Sounds good: You in a trip to an island. Not so good: It's Three Mile Island.
We just passed Three Mile Island. I recognized it immediately. Still remember how scary that was.
Pripyat heart. Three mile island heart. Love canal heart.
It only added to the irony that Three Mile Island had its little incident while "The China Syndrome" was in theaters.
I saw this new in the theater and it was scary then, and then weeks weeks later Three Mile Island almost melted down.
Thank you for showing: The China Syndrome. 12 days after its release, Three Mile Island nuclear accident occurred, March 28, 1979.
And to think that soon after opened in theaters, Three Mile Island happened.Wow.
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That reference to PA being uninhabitable is eerie given the Three Mile Island incident shortly after the film's release.
I've seen documentaries about Three Mile Island use them in place of the real thing, with nobody noticing.
If you combine Chernobyl, Fukushima & Three Mile Island together then add a dash of the Bikini Atoll for flavor you still won't be close
Wait, I never knew "London Calling" was about the Three Mile Island meltdown in Harrisburg, PA. Hometown...pride?
unfortunately there's a huge one around here, you may have heard of Three Mile Island.
Lessons of Chernobyl: After the accident at Three Mile Island in 1979, some critics of nuclear power claim...
Doesn't Wolverine rescue Cyclops at the Three Mile Island compound at the end of Origins? Fuzzy memories of that one.
I lived thirty miles from Three Mile Island when we got the radio announcement to stay inside til further notice. Terrified
They look like turds from Three Mile Island.
I am so glad the Chernobyl incident is being remembered. I was in school in Philadelphia when Three Mile Island...
In the more than two decades since the accident at Three Mile Island, not a single new nuclear power plant has been ordered in the U.S.
THIS DAY, 1979, the worst accident in the history of the U.S. nuclear power industry occurs at Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania
Learn how Three Mile Island nuclear power plant did on it's Nuclear Regulatory Commission safety review at open house tonight.
some interesting points,. "The effects of Three Mile Island were, however, immense only in some western...
Rewatched The China Syndrome - the terrific cautionary thriller that came out 12 days before Three Mile Island. Jack Lemm…
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Probably going to die from the chemical runoff from Three Mile Island.
for years I thought it meant Three Mile Island ;)
Disasters such as Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, Challenger, Bhopal, and Exxon Valdez were officially partially attributed to fatigue.
Looking at how accidents like Challenger explosion & Three Mile Island were investigated. Both uncovered systemic failures
It has been created outside of the lab at least five times -- once at the Three Mile Island reactor in 1979, o...
Likeley so, but only comparison I could think of. Three Mile Island maybe?
Three Mile Island is only 2.5 miles long. . I feel like I've been deceived this entire time.
At your service! The incident at the nuclear reactor on three mile island, which will shortly follow the release of the film!
The book e.g. highlights how Three Mile Island and Chernobyl were not the only accidents that have happened.
How many people are dealing with issues, let's not forget # Three Mile Island, Global nuclear weapons test
Eh, I'm not too far from Three Mile Island. Maybe it's already happened and my powers are just laying dormant.
Scully completely wrecks a professor with a single stare. Smoking Man reveals his connection to Three Mile Island.
The trust that has been lost in Flint,reminds me of the trust that was lost in the Three Mile Island event
5 pm - At least three orcas reported in Saratoga Passage, on the Greenbank, Whidbey Island, side about a mile...
The start of "Friends" is closer to the Three Mile Island disaster than today!
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'Corium formed at the Three Mile Island in 1979, in Chernobyl, and three separate times during the Fukushima Daiichi meltdown in 2011.'
I come all the way to London and we end up reading a poem about Three Mile Island.
Three Mile Island - lyrics, music, vocal by Frank Canna
'whataboutism' - just like during the Cold War era. Chernobyl? Hey, Americans had Three Mile Island accident, etc.
Question: Does Three Mile Island normally have flashing hazard lights on?
We need to shut nuclear down,Three mile Island,Chernobyl, Fukushima Daiichi, this planet cannot take anymore!
Well, the snow is winding down, and it seems we're going to be alright. We've turned a potential Chernobyl into a mere Three-Mile Island!
Three Mile Island, Fukashima. Nuclear waste kills forever. death of the moral universe. Resignation? no.
This should be considered the Three Mile Island of Enterprise "Time for Enterprises to Re-Think AV"
And I’ve got a nice, little glow-in-the-dark house near Three Mile Island for ya, too.
877th repost because Jackson Lee makes some of my favorite tracks. Jackson Lee - Three Mile Island - MYST_01.
Changed my mind. Going for dinner after all. Need a full belly before I read about what went wrong at Three Mile Island.
. Get EPA involved and condemn it like Three Mile Island. It's irreparable in the short time. Reparable in 5 yrs
Another Three Mile Island is a given due to the aging US infrastructure. The problem is several are already leaking.
"I'm not afraid of new technology... Ever hear of Three Mile Island? What about Chernobyl?" Wait... what? When was this?
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“…we'll have our own version of Three Mile Island […] that galvanizes popular opinion against the technology.”.
. Nuclear? You've got to be kidding. I still have nightmares re: Fukushima and Three Mile Island.
not nearly as tragic as Three Mile Island, but add Miss Universe 2015 to the list of disasters due to poor design
"London Calling"The song's lyrics were influenced by the March 1979 meltdown of a nuclear reactor at Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania.
Rangers meltdown level has gone from Three Mile Island to Fukushima.
So...premature neonates are not "people" until they hit 40 weeks? Did you happen to grow up near Three Mile Island?
and those “tiny” incidents called Three Mile Island, Tschernobyl and Fukushima. We’ve pretended to have solutions for six decades
Three Mile Island is an unfortunate name that conjures up images of an irradiated, uninhabitable area three miles wide.
Remember Chernobyl and Three-Mile Island? Fukushima is still leaking radiation into the Pacific Ocean. It's spread to North America.
Testing the sirens for Three Mile Island (a nuclear power plant) in YoCo. Never experienced this…
If not for Three Mile Island, America’s power grid would already be carbon-free.
Look up Three Mile Island, Michael. The reference is solid, way solid.
Don't eat the three-mile island wings and then finger bang your hooters waitress. . Thank me later
Sharing: All the fear mongering that went on after Three Mile Island about nuclear energy nearly wiped out
My 10-year-old-daughter and her three best friends currently in house. Energy levels will be Three Mile Island meltdown level until 6 ;-)
Ladies and gentlemen around Three Mile Island. has everything under control!
HERE FOR THE 96 SIRENS, AND MORE--Nearly 37 years after it happened, the accident at Three Mile Island is still...
Ah Three Mile Island, your obnoxiously loud alarms never cease to amaze me.
Three Mile Island will be conducting a siren test today (12/3/15) at 12:15 p.m.
Siren testing coming today at Three Mile Island.
Just a reminder that Three Mile Island sirens will sound for three minutes today at 12:15 p.m. as Exelon tests the alert system.
What lessons does Three Mile Island hold for TEPCO? Former TMI official visited Tokyo to share them.
Three Mile Island to test emergency sirens on Dec. 3 at 12:15 p.m.
TMI to test sirens today: Three Mile Island nuclear power plant will be conducting an emergency sir...
Three Mile Island to conduct siren testing Thursday afternoon
Three Mile Island to conduct siren test Wednesday afternoon
] After what happened at the Three Mile Island, Kayla is now continue to lived at the cabin she and Logan had owned and —
How about American's and Japanse nuclear technology? Remember Fucushima and Three Mile Island accidents!!!
Three Mile Island to test emergency sirens.
Gotta get drunk to write a four page, single spaced summary on Chernobyl, three mile island and Fukushima help
Oh dear lord Three Mile Island is testing sirens tomorrow! We're all gonna die! Where is when I need him?
awesome. FB comments are the Three Mile Island of stupidity.
Don't panic if you hear the warning sirens go off at Three Mile Island around noon on Thursday – it's only a...
Three Mile Island to test emergency sirens this week
Exelon Generation will test the emergency sirens of the Three Mile Island nuclear plant on Thursday at 1215PM
The Three Mile Island disaster is closer to the debut of the "Peanuts" comic strip than today!
Operators at Three Mile Island Generating Station in PA returned Unit 1 to full power.
Not great - but less devastating than San Bruno or Three Mile Island
Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima prove nuclear is not "clean."
Did you grow up near Three Mile Island?
Three Mile Island's emergency warning sirens will be tested on Thursday at 12:15pm. All sirens in a 10-mile radius will sound for 3 minutes.
Three Mile Island killed no one but everybody knows. Santa Suz was not an event, just your shaggy dog story.
A Three Mile Island will test sirens in the area on December 3rd
If ya hear sirens by Three Mile Island, it's ONLY A TEST! Unless they say it isn't .
Three Mile Island is a futuristic holiday ***
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Yeah, that's not what happened at Three Mile Island.
Ventura seems like the type who is always one split second away from having a Three Mile Island level meltdown
sitting in since 8:30 am. got bumped from to . The observation deck give a good view of Three Mile Island
shout out to with those new Slow Burn wings and those Three Mile Island wings. Too good.
Three Mile Island, other facilities should stay open
Also, I think that pic is from the Three Mile Island incident. USSR police wouldn't have PSP insignia.
"I don't want to land in no three mile island, I don't want to see my skin a-glow..no no no"
"We love TMI because ... jobs. Emissions-free electricity. Reliable power."
Does this count as Wil's own Three Mile Island incident?
Risks that could not be managed: Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, Fukushima, Deep Water Horizon, pesticides, the BSE scandal, etc.
Three Mile Island fire causes emergency status, public not in danger.
Three Mile Island could have used one of those little buttons.
.needs to get its facts straight. Three Mile Island wasn't a "massive meltdown." That was Chernobyl.
US Three Mile Island plant 'unaffected by brief fire':
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Crews extinguish small fire at Three Mile Island; officials say no danger to the public
Rudy Giuliani urges & industry to keep growing doubts about at bay w/ PR campaign
Small Fire Extinguished at TMI Nuclear Power Plant: Workers at Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsy...
Oh my. Please move to Chernobyl. Or Three Mile Island. Just go, and stop writing letters.
Last night's fire at Three Mile Island did not impact its operations, said the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Small fire at pump at Three Mile Island nuclear plant - LancasterOnline
Alert lifted after fire at Three Mile Island NRC Events:
Fire crews extinguish small fire at Three Mile Island
Is the end of Three Mile Island near? (YDR opinion)
If I have to listen one more time about how this chick dreamed three mile island exploded twice 😒.
ICYMI: There was a small fire at Three Mile Island last night.
TMI official: No threat to public after electrical fire at plant
Eric Epstein, Chairman of Three Mile Island Alert, claims that gas is cleaner and cheaper than nuclear energy.
Crews extinguish small fire at Three Mile Island
Three Mile Island may become "a permanent nuclear garbage site in the middle of the Susquehanna River"
unless your like me and live close to it (Three Mile Island).
Three Mile Island as seen on the Keystone from to
Some nice conglomerate boulders and Three Mile Island in the top left!
the last time I got it, like three years ago, it looked like I had dipped my fore arm into Three Mile Island
Since Three Mile Island, press uses cooling towers as de facto symbols for nuke. Ironic they're now used for coal plants also
GeorgeWill wrote was a Hollywood hoax the week Three Mile Island actually happened
Chernobyl took 50 lives, Fukushima and three mile island zero.
yes and they encourage all cons to move to Chernobyl and three mile island
View of Three Mile Island from the gate at Harrisburg International Airport
that is going to compromise much more than the fish but we will be told all is well..Valdez..three mile island so many
It's like having to walk across Three Mile Island to get to school.
Jimmy Carter's trip to Three Mile Island after 1979 nuclear disaster (LofC photos)
Jimmy Carter takes control of near nuclear melt down at three mile island since he had a degree in nuclear energy. htt…
Let us not forget President Jimmy Carter's service on board nuclear submarines, and his going into Three Mile Island to "prove" it was safe.
I checked in at Three Mile Island Generating Station on
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.remembers Dorothy D. Storck '51, sharer of for Three-Mile Island coverage.
three mile island, how many nights did we listen to the Fucishima cleanup on the news.
Japan restarts its 1st nuclear reactor since Fukushima disaster. But is the US willing to give nuclear another try?
Were the Three Mile Island reactors the real target of 9/11 plane twent down in PA?If so, much larger area uninhabitable.
The causes new Three Mile Island; pollutes southwest with toxins that may last generations.
Perhaps Three Mile Island will melt down, and we can move on to Ohio and Florida
Previous spills in NM rivers worse than 3 Mile Island
I think you only need to look at Fukushima and three mile island to see how hard it would be for Iran t hide a weapons program.
…we can pretend that the same type of companies that brougt us Three Mile Island, Fukushima etc. Will do a better….
I quickly looked at the Google preview. The chapter on the 60s seems to jump to Three Mile Island in the 70s.
I hear three mile island is nice this time of the year.
Last time I tried to make one, it was more a Three Mile Island iced tea.
show on Three Mile Island accident, saw a sign that said "Shut It Down Your Killing Us." See, people were just as stupid 35 years ago
Driving to Cute Boyfriend's apartment : ha, nuclear power plant, that's ominous. It was Three Mile Island.
Today 8/8 We are at Camp Hill, PA for TMISC (Three Mile Island Scooter Club) Meltdown. Come get breakfast!. Then...
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Bruce did one called Roulette about Three Mile Island it's actually Clash-y lol
has brought back the Three mile island flavor
Callaway: … nuclear waste is dangerous, raising false recollections of Three Mile Island, an accident …
A couple finds a new home on the three by one mile island of on tonight's 10:30pm on
“Mutant” fish found near Three Mile Island nuclear plant- “Grotesque tumor bubbling out of its face” -
Isiah has been more toxic to James Dolan than Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Keeping Up with the Kardashians
Michael Douglas's 1979 film The China Syndrome, released just days before the accident at Three Mile Island,...
Best skits Dan Ackroyd did as Jimmy Carter was talking guy down from an acid trip & becoming huge when he visited Three Mile Island.
. Hmmm. Someone has been snorkeling in the cooling ponds at Three Mile Island.
I live in the shadow of Three Mile Island.
I want to live on Three Mile Island
Useful, short, well-written backgrounder on Three Mile Island meltdown from Nuclear Regulatory Commission:
Sounds good but ones that melted down weren't supposed to melt down either.Lived through 3:Three Mile Island; Chernobyl, Fukushima
Strange. Apparently the same phenomenon has been spotted in Chernobyl, Sellafield, Three Mile Island, Fukushima and most of France.
Picked up the new dog... He's a Three Mile Island retriever.
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Obviously, the Three Mile Island nuclear so called accident 3 white fission domes.
IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11-24-2014 Contact: Doug Bogen 603- 664-2696 DEC. 9 TALK AT PORTSMOUTH LIBRARY TO FOCUS ON ANTI-NUCLEAR MOVEMENT – PAST AND PRESENT PORTSMOUTH, NH – A 40-year photo history of the anti-nuclear movement will be presented Tuesday, Dec. 9, at 6.30 pm, at the Portsmouth Public Library by two people deeply involved in that movement. The admission-free event, sponsored by the Seacoast Anti-Pollution League, will feature photojournalist Lionel Delevingne sharing images from his new book, To The Village Square: From Montague to Fukushima: 1975-2014. The title is taken from a 1946 quote of Albert Einstein about democracy: “To the village square we must carry the facts of atomic energy; from there must come America’s voice.” The book captures the grassroots, citizen-driven movement, including Clamshell Alliance occupations of the Seabrook nuclear power plant site in the mid-1970s. But it also documents the aftermath of plant accidents in Chernobyl, Three Mile Island and Fukushima. Delevi ...
Think I have Three Mile Island brain from those essays this morning. Melt. Down.
The owners of PA's Three Mile Island nuclear power plant thank the Utes for claiming the new title for worst meltdown on US soil last night.
Coincidentally, this was my nickname at Three Mile Island High.
Three Mile Island. Fukushima. Just two suggestions for vacation spots for you.
Fukushima Daiichi reactors are old, and one of them is GE's. Remember Three Mile Island accident? Old ones're not perfect.
The stadium isn't much to speak of, but it's a cool location. And you're just up the river from Three Mile Island!
I still have my t shirt (bought at the time) "Mop & Glow, Clean Up Crew, Three Mile Island"
Three Mile Island. Chernobyl. Fukashima. Three reasons why we should NOT have nuclear power. Two other reasons...
1979: U.S. - cooling water, contaminated with radiation began to leak from the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant at Harrisburg, Pa.
The smoke plumes from Three Mile Island rise on the horizon. 6 miles into a long weekend ride through…
Pretty scary to think our own Government can't protect nuclear power plants--check the time--Three Mile Island drones in skies, PA.
Not quite the good fortune of timing that The China Syndrome got, 2 weeks before Three Mile Island
Okay, so Hooters' Three Mile Island wing sauce is tasty. Mild hotness, and good flavor!
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Apparently I should get “Three Mile Island”, because “911” is trying so hard to be hot at the expense of flavor.
I will never forget waking up hot light solid red. Avy how long has that been on. 10 mi after we left. HTag Three Mile Island.
I was a kid when the Three Mile Island incident happened in PA. It was not uncommon for me to see women with three breasts.
but then Three mile island, fukishima, and Chernobyl happens... Maybe no co2, but if they melt down that area is abandoned?
Just like the USA built the Three Mile Island nuclear reactor that had a partial meltdown on March 28, 1979. Square?
"So?" . - People of Fukushima, Chernobyl & near Three Mile Island, responding to report of Florida woman with three breasts.
Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station. located on Three Mile Island in the Susquehanna River,…
Special ventilation system to prevent a gas bubble like Three Mile Island
Is there a buzzfeed quiz to find out What Kind of East Coast Sewage Are You? I think I'd be Three Mile Island.
For instance, in a survey conducted following the Three Mile Island incident,data from 92-93 per cent
Would love for to explain why there's such a difference in environmental damage between Chernobyl and Three Mile Island.
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Cal somehow managed to turn a mere Three Mile Island into a Chernobyl.
Susquehanna River and Three Mile Island looking pretty this morning @ Susquehanna…
Corporations are taking everything! Then they deny they are responsible They are responsible for poisoning the earth! They are responsibile for the nuclear poison that has over the a few years poisoned Russia,Japan,Three Mile Island, and has speading over the USA from Fukishima, plus there has been over 139 spills including in wisconsin a leak at 2 of the power plants, financed not by these coroporation but by our own tax money. (GENERAL ELECTRIC especially) They have depleted our oceans by over fishing--whales have gone from and estimated 11 million to 50,000--10million slaughtered There has been 350 foot tall white pine trees - gone - very few reach 90 ft now.(Imagine how tall that is--Redwood and Sequoia get to 350 ft. Eastern Buffalo has been extinced in 1850, as well as 165 species in the last 50 years, and now looks like the honey bees will go that way. I wont be around but i dont think it bodes to well for any that come after me, starvation is a real possibility and then theres climate warming, and ...
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Yesterday's Answers: 1. What 90s Christmas 'It” toy was a laughing Sesame Street character? Tickle Me Elmo 2. 'Once More With Feeling' is a well known musical episode from what TV series? Buffy the Vampire Slayer 3. Because it was first discovered in a silver mine, what precious element got its name from the Spanish for 'Little Silver'? Platinum 4. What was the only FOUNDING member of OPEC in the Western Hemisphere? Venezuela 5. What heteronym could be a corporate task, or a verb meaning “To forecast”? Project 6. 'Chicle' is a natural substance originally used in what snack? [Chewing] Gum 7. “The Saga Begins”, Weird Al's 2nd take on Star Wars, was a parody of what original song? American Pie 8. The worst nuclear accident on US Soil, Three Mile Island, occurred in what state? Pennsylvania 9. What tennis player had the Autobiography, “You cannot be serious!”? John McEnroe 10. What 1977 Woody Allen film features Alvy describing his relationship with his girlfriend to multiple people, including ...
Ahh! The sun is shining, the pump is running, Three Mile Island is happily splitting atoms in the background...what a beautiful day in Central PA!
On this day in 1979, America's worst commercial nuclear accident occurred at the Three Mile Island power plant. Where is Three Mile Island? New Jersey Maryland New York Pennsylvania
Today in 1979, the Three Mile Island accident occurred. Things are back to normal now; area children are as healthy and two…
What's going on? Where were you when Three Mile Island had its partial meltdown?: Readers ... - The Patriot-News
superboj writes "Forget Deepwater Horizon or Three Mile Island: The biggest industrial disaster in American history actually happened in 2008, when more than a billion gallons of coal sludge ran through the small town of Kingston, Tennessee. This story details how, five years later, nothing has been...
FOIA: "Dating back to the Three Mile Island nuclear crisis in 1979, many nuclear watchdogs and critics have said that the NRC acts first to protect the industry, and its own reputation. One critic said these emails solidify that perception. "The NRC knew a lot more about what was going on than it wanted to tell the American people," said Edwin Lyman, senior scientist at the nuclear watchdog group Union of Concerned Scientists and co-author of the new book "Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster," which relied on some of the same emails. "They immediately put out information that implied that U.S. reactors were in a better position to withstand Fukushima type events than Fukushima reactors were, but it was clear that the what the NRC knew internally was not nearly as positive."
1. Sleepiness Causes Accidents Sleep deprivation was a factor in some of the biggest disasters in recent history: the 1979 nuclear accident at Three Mile Island, the massive Exxon Valdez oil spill, the 1986 nuclear meltdown at Chernobyl, and others. But sleep loss is also a big public safety hazard every day on the road. Drowsiness can slow reaction time as much as driving drunk. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that fatigue is a cause in 100,000 auto crashes and 1,550 crash-related deaths a year in the U.S. The problem is greatest among people under 25 years old. Studies show that sleep loss and poor-quality sleep also lead to accidents and injuries on the job. In one study, workers who complained about excessive daytime sleepiness had significantly more work accidents, particularly repeated work accidents. They also had more sick days per accident.
Linda Ronstadt and Pete Seeger at the first anniversary of Three Mile Island in Harrisburg, PA.
The song "Clampdown" by The Clash is my favorite. What's that about ? 30 years of listening to that song and I can't figure it out. Three Mile Island ? British Steel ? Also, the Clash album "Cut the Crap" is horrible, but Big Audio Dynamite is good stuff.
As a youngster the siblings and I often pulled out a black and white home movie starring cave-people, annoyed dinosaurs and a volcanic eruption.  All of us waited for the great scene:  a fleeing cave babe rundown by lava.  The film jerked wildly but we tolerated sorry tech to see honey die—over and over.  We want to see people die, cities burn and multitudes scream.  We want chaos for entertainment mostly, but also because it bolsters the need for justice in a seemingly unjust universe.  The disaster genre rose out of seventies chaos.  This was the decade of Watergate, Saigon’s fall, Jimmy Carter, Iranian hostage foul-up and Three Mile Island.  Somebody at the top fumbled and everybody below suffered.  The Towering Inferno burned because of cost-cutting lapses by big people.  Little people died for it.  In the disaster genre little people survive as big, morally unjust folk get it.  A revenge component underlies the genre.  The genre therefore instills in us a sense of order in its dispen ...
The answer to today's trivia song is... THE CLASH! "London Calling" is a song by the British punk rock band The Clash. It was released as a single from the band's 1979 double album London Calling. This apocalyptic, politically charged rant features the band's famous combination of reggae basslines and punk electric guitar and vocals. The song was written by Joe Strummer and *** Jones. The title alludes to the BBC World Service's station identification: "This is London Calling ...", which was used during World War II, often in broadcasts to occupied countries. The lyrics reflect the concern felt by Strummer about world events with the reference to "a nuclear error" to the incident at Three Mile Island, which occurred earlier in 1979. Joe Strummer has said: "We felt that we were struggling about to slip down a slope or something, grasping with our fingernails. And there was no one there to help us."
The Government announced today that it will allow the building of a new nuclear power station. Great idea, unless of course you know what the words Three Mile Island, Windscale, Fuchashima and Chernobyl mean. Regardless of the health and safety issues what puzzles me is this. The Government announces that part of the deal, in order to finance the construction, the power companies have too, have too not can, but have too charge twice the going rate for electricity. And then David Cameron has the brass balls to say that this will provide cheaper energy for everyone. I don't understand. yes I know that I didn't go to Eton but I'm sure that if you charge twice the price, it is in fact more expensive. Can anyone explain to me how that works. Surly £92 per mega unit, the price quoted this morning is greater than the average price of £43 that most companies are charging? Signed someone who lacks a degree in double book keeping gobble-dee *** but has a PhD in common sense.
10 of the Strangest Hobbies Boredom or too much creativity? Meet some of the weirdest activities and strange hobbies people engage in when they have plenty of free time. Here are 10 of the strangest hobbies. Playing dead Chuck Lamb, 47 aka The Dead Body Guy probably has the world’s strangest hobby: he likes to play dead. As if that’s not enough, he takes it one step further: he takes photos and videos of himself playing dead and posts them on his website, starting in 2005. These bizarre antics have attracted 32 million hits to his website by its 1st anniversary, and several newsprint, TV and radio appearances. But what is his motivation? In his website, he says that he’d always dreamed of being in a movie or on TV. Well, that seems to be a pretty bizarre hobby for a married man with 6 kids. He himself admitted that he has no acting experience and he’s not good looking. In other words, he’d never make it as an actor. Appearing in the background on TV Paul Yarrow of south London definitely has a h ...
TMI Warning Siren Information Outdoor sirens are used to warn the public of natural and man-made disasters that pose a risk to their safety. The outdoor sirens in Newberry Township and Lewisberry Borough are also used to alert the public of a potentially hazardous situation at the Three Mile Island facility. The entire outdoor siren system is tested annually. Individual sirens may be tested on a monthly basis but will only sound briefly. The community is usually warned before sirens are tested. If you hear the siren, you should tune to one of the following Emergency Alert System Stations (EAS) for instructions. TV stations WPMT43, WGAL8 or WGCB49, FM Radio stations 96.1, 92.7, 105.7, 103.3, 98.5, 99.7, 107.7 or AM Radio stations 1280, 1250, 910, 1350, 1320. Follow the instructions provided and continue to monitor the EAS for updates. *INFO ONLY - NO ACTIVE ALERTS*
We got "evacuated" at work the other day. They said "No big deal, just needed you guys to be safe" It was a major gas leak, a valve blew out and the contingency emergency plan had us running right toward it- thru the thick venomous cloud of white hissing seeping mist. Panic ensued and the herd turned around and ran in the opposite direction, AWAY FROM THE DANGER" (hey, we ain't fuggin' firefighters or cops, we are normal humans). I outran a pretty big feller in the footrace that ensued. He was truly scared for his life, as was I. We got a lecture afterwards about low spots, wind socks and organized plans. No one could hear the alarms over the sound of construction. I suspect that perhaps Three Mile Island began this way. They did let us lollygag about, regain our wits, tell horrible burn and dying stories for an hour or so but made *** sure we all marched the half a mile or so back into the plant before they had to pay us OT thru lunch. Assembly Area No. 1 is by the diesel fuel depot. Nice huh? Now ...
it's Three Mile Island in Middletown, Pa. Had an almost meltdown in 1979
That's what I thought. Three Mile Island happened in 78 or 79.
I wonder if this story was before or after Three Mile Island.
Hey look. Is that Three Mile Island from the backyard?
If Japan or the Soviet Union with their advance technology and huge engineering base ( and the US with Three Mile Island), could not maintain the safety of their reactors, how are North Korea, Pakistan, England, France, Armenia, India, Israel, and Canada given the likelihood of some large natural catastrophe or human error (Chernobyl) eventually striking one of the many proliferating nuclear reactors? Is Japan after selling Turkey nuclear reactors going to honor the commitment and be able to come to the rescue if the earthquake prone Turkey has a nuclear disaster like Japan? Japan and Russia (Ukraine) cannot even contain their own nuclear disasters or manage their wastes without expanding debt and waste of human resources. When is this scam of nuclear energy going to finally become evident to the world?
yes I am using this pendrive to keep my presentation of the three mile island nuclear plant for physics
Bokonon: Terrorism? Terrorism is such a small thing, with such small effects. Chernobyl? Three Mile Island? Fukushima? Now those were catastrophes. Those were enough to convince this deluded planet that it should throw away infinite free energy, that it should throw away the economy of the future, that it should destroy the planet itself. But politics doesn't reward courage, the courage to recognize accidents, to respond according to their scale and continue reaching towards a brighter future. It rewards cowardice, wrapped in bright colors and labeled 'courage'. So it goes.
WELL, WELL lookey at this little nugget. Quietly read into the Federal Register of TAX DAY, no less, to guarentee NO ATTENTION WHATEVER BY THE MEDIA... Yeah...just print it in there and pray No Journalist, Congressman, Senator or Citizen stumbles into it. Hope your supply of TUMS is ample and your cuppa comfort and a Blanky is nearby. Read it and then gfire up the keyboards... Without attention... It just lays there another SCANDAL , Only this one WILL COST YOU YOUR LIFE. Top 5 Mistakes Media Professionals Make when Covering Nuclear Stories…and the Inside Scoop on How to Avoid Them! As invisible as radiation, the nuclear story surrounds us all: • Fukushima’s ongoing, massive radiation releases into the Pacific Ocean… with 14,000 Hiroshima bombs-worth of radioactive materials stored precariously at the demolished facility’s site. • Compromises to the food chain from Fukushima’s radiological impact on Pacific seafood and American agriculture… not that the FDA or EPA is monitoring it. • Agi ...
Seth Green is to acting as Three Mile Island is to something that was worthwhile before being poisoned
Little mushroom cloud at three mile island.
Cabinet Committee on Security Note, Attorney- General’s opinion in contempt of Parliament US, Russian nuclear suppliers attempt to escape liability under Fukushima shadow Scrap IAEA-WHO Agreement and Atomic Energy Act of 1962 in public interest New Delhi: ToxicsWatch Alliance (TWA) disapproves of the “Sensational Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) note” which “exposes the government's plans to dodge nuke viability issues” ahead of Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh’s meeting with USA’s President Barack Obama on September 27, 2013. It may recollected that Parliament’s intent of Liability for Nuclear Damage Act, 2010 was undermined through the notification of Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Rules, 2011 ahead of Prime Minister's scheduled meeting with US President on November 18, 2011 at Bali, Indonesia. The relevant Rules and the Act are attached. Under the influence of nuclear companies, Obama has compelled Dr Singh government to dilute key provisions of the India’s nuclear liability l ...
Fukushima today. Chernobyl next week, then Three Mile Island in October
That was the same issue with the engineers at Three Mile Island before the partial meltdown.
A kid in my egt class asked if Three Mile Island was the reactor meltdown that happened in Russia...
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I like this Springsteen song about Three Mile Island ... — ...while simultaneously, as a guitarist, importing a ...
Total deaths from Chernobyl, Three Mile Island and Fukushima combined: 28. Deaths from oil+coal extraction *annually*: 1000+
yeah exactly - if certain ppl hadn't been here that would have been a Chernobyl rather than a mere Three Mile Island
"We don't own those, the universe owns those spots." -on Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, and Fukushima.
Never have liked Thousand Island dressing. I need something with a little more kick. I'm waiting for Three-Mile Island dressing.
same here and I got three mile island!
So, the Three Mile Island warning sirens just went off for five minutes then stopped. That's bad right?
MOP AND GLOW - Floor wax used by Three Mile Island cleanup team
Three mile island was only a "hot" steam release, its still in operation.
, three mile island, chernobyl, dealey plaza assassination, and etc. Molestation, rape, or sexual assault doesn't even really surprise or
Dear NSA: At Three Mile Island 62 alarms went off at the same time - and it melted down.
P.S. re Gen Strangelove's Total Information Domination HQ too much info can cause a meltdown
Three Mile Island is a great example of how sophisticated, modern technology can get out of control
Creepin at three mile island all day 💀
Remind me how many died at Fukushima? Three Mile Island?
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There is not one American who knows what Three Mile Island and Chernobyl and Fukushima are who likes TOXIC TECHNOLOGY Stop the POISONS
You know. Id never even heard of Three Mile Island. And now it's on TV everywhere
Yes indeed! I also remember Three Mile Island. That was scary at the time!
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Not to mention I’m 12 miles from Three Mile Island. Sigh.
Former US regulator says Fukushima cleanup 'far more challenging' than Three Mile Island.
yeah, i'm sexually active. sexually radio-active. got me a Three Mile Island wiener. the one ladies make sure to stay far…
Fukushima clean-up ‘more difficult than Three Mile Island’
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- what exactly was problematic about your phrase before "Three Mile Island-level disaster"? Feared political outbreak? Reasonable
Call me three mile island, cause I almost just had a melt down.
Cleanup at Japan's Fukushima plant ‘more difficult than Three Mile Island’, says ex-US nuclear regulator |
Ruin? That'd sort of be like nuking Three Mile Island.
It took 14 years to clean up Three Mile Island after one of its reactors partially melted down in 1979. Best guess for Fukus…
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Former US regulator says cleaning up Fukushima is bigger challenge than Three Mile Island.
"Fukushima Radioactive Levels Surge 90-Fold in Three Days Fallout worsens again as industry pushes for more nuclear plants" This may end up being worse than Three Mile Island or Chernobyl, mostly because of incompetence and attempting to sweep the whole thing under the rug (or dome, as the case may be)
"A not so old prediction coming to pass" Obama was the worst president in U.S. history. Is it true? There are only two other true contenders for the title of “worst president in U.S. history”: Jimmy Carter and James Buchanan. Warren G. Harding’s tenure was corrupt but not disastrous, and Andrew Johnson’s presidency failed because of his Southern roots and wrongful adherence to extreme states rights concepts in the aftermath of the Civil War, not because his administration effectuated any grave damage to the nation. Only Buchanan matches the record of incompetence, failure and wrongheadedness pursued by Obama. Take Jimmy Carter, for example. He was responsible for the fall of the Shah in Iran and the subsequent rise of the Ayatollahs. He emboldened the Soviets to invade Afghanistan. He oversaw the Three Mile Island incident and presided over a high unemployment rate of 7.1 percent and staggering inflation and interest rates, both of which topped 18 percent by early 1980. His presidency saw gas rati ...
If you care about the environment, you should welcome natural gas fracking | John Hanger There is no perfect energy source that has no environmental impact and is low-cost. Natural gas is far better than coal or oil Shale gas is reshaping America's economy, environment and politics in still surprising ways. It was an unpredicted phenomenon, but shale gas, now more than a decade old, accounts for 40% of the natural gas in the US. The success of shale production, that has reached large areas of America where no gas development previously existed, birthed the largest environmental movement since the anti-nuclear power protests of the Three Mile Island era. The "fracking wars" have come to America and the world, with the recently fired French energy and environment minister saying shale gas supporters wanted her scalp. The massive supply of shale gas crashed the price of gas from $13 for a thousand cubic feet in July 2008 to below $4, delivering heating and electricity savings of $1,000 per year to many US co ...
And so, when the Kochs, and Monsantos, and Haliburtons, and Exxon, and BP, and all these greedy *** totally pollute all our water, air, ground, oceans, and kill all our insects, and plants, what are they going to spend their money on? On buying another planet? On oxygen tanks? Protective suits? Plastic plants? Cheetos? Styrofoam? Where will they go for vacation? To the Ganges River? The Dead sea? The Moon? Siberia? Haiti? Three Mile Island? Chernobyl? The joke will be on them.
Generation X [Born 1965–1980] As Baby Boomers took their time to grow up in a world that beckoned them, built malls for them and seduced them into adulthood kicking and screaming, Generation X was pushed toward adulthood at an age earlier than any other recent generation. Whereas Baby Boomers came to understand that the future was theirs for the taking, Generation X felt the future had been given to their parents and older siblings and found the future disappointing and somewhat unappealing. While Baby Boomers whined about the long lines for gas in the mid-1970s, Gen Xers watched from the back seat wondering what the future held. Just like the malls, shopping centers and office buildings they would come to work in and the videos they would rent, everything appeared secondhand and pre-viewed. Born between 1965 and 1980, Gen Xers grew up in an era of emerging technology and political and institutional incompetence. Watergate, Three Mile Island, Bhopal, the Iranian hostage crisis, Iran-Contra ...
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