Note — I have written previously about other aspects of this subject here, here, here, and here. I am not by nature an alarmist about nuclear power or even particularly anti-nuclear. But sometimes truth just has to be told.
Nobody died following the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island in 1979. I should know because I was there. But this fact can’t be attributed to any wisdom of the U.S. nuclear industry, but simply to dumb luck. The two TMI reactors were (and still are) the only such devices ever built deliberately on the approach path to a U.S. Air Force base, now Harrisburg International Airport. An extra […]