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On this day (March 28) in history 1979 – Nuclear accident at Three Mile Island

Posted on March 28, 2017 at 10:12 am

At 4 a.m. on March 28, 1979, the worst accident in the history of the U.S. nuclear power industry begins when a pressure valve in the Unit-2 reactor at Three Mile Island fails to close. Cooling water, contaminated with radiation, drained from the open valve into adjoining buildings,...
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