Three Mile Island's radioactive debris remains a headache

...radioactive debris taken from the Three Mile Island reactor, site of the nation's...said Eric Epstein, chairman of Three Mile Island Alert, a frequent TMI critic...percent of the uranium fuel from Three Mile Island. A combination of mechanical...

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Industry cites progress in 25 years since Three Mile Island accident

...on a nuclear power plant in central Pennsylvania. Three Mile Island would become a catchword for the industry's perils...the institute. Ironically, the industry now cites Three Mile Island as a symbol of its competitiveness. The destroyed...

Group to raise environmental awareness with journey down Savannah River

...where bombs were once built, and will be the home of the first two new nuclear reactors commissioned since the Three Mile Island disaster.Steele, a musician, artist, environmental activist and educator, said the trip has many goals, including...

Towers of power

...and 2 ? then a $700 million project ? along the banks of the Savannah River in rural Burke County.Then came Three Mile Island in 1979 ? the accident that hurt no one but scared everyone.When Vogtle construction resumed in the early 1980s...

GPU sells remaining power plants for $1.72 billion

...Morristown-based utility, which sold the Unit 1 reactor of the Three Mile Island nuclear plant earlier this year, is following through...Co. signed agreements last month for the sale of Three Mile Island Unit 1 in Harrisburg, Pa. AmerGen is owned jointly...

Plant Vogtle workers compare reactor projects

...times as the industry adjusted to increasing costs and tighter regulations after the partial meltdown of a reactor at Three Mile Island in 1979. The original $660 million cost projection sky-rocketed to a final $8.8 billion.Logue remembers...

Weird trick to cure nuclear waste problem!

...people went about their lives and cheerfully added more and more electric appliances to their homes. Then the 1979 Three Mile Island accident, which harmed no one but scared everyone, ended the building boom. However, existing plants and those...

Nuclear power may be in its twilight

...true. Feelings mixed Since the Three Mile Island accident in Middletown, Pa...them had been planned before Three Mile Island; none has been ordered since...slipped from 70 percent before Three Mile Island to 43 percent in 1997, according...

Potassium Iodide activist being heard 20 years into campaign

...iodide has been Alan Morris' cause. In the wake of Three Mile Island, he founded Anbex, Inc., a company that makes...the next year. "It's 23 years and one week since Three Mile Island, that's how difficult it has been," said Peter...

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Nuclear industry group works behind the scenes

...the accident 30 years ago at Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania. The executives...the things that happened at Three Mile Island was the weak preparation and...States has seen no repeat of Three Mile Island, and the number of unplanned...