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28/03/1979 Three Mile Island accident

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Three Mile Island Documentary: Nuclear Power's Promise and Peril | Retro Report | The New York Times

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Three Mile Island nuclear disaster - 35 years later

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37 years after Three Mile Island nuclear accident

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Three Mile Island 30 Yr. Later

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'Fukushima crisis eerily similar to 1979 Three Mile Island accident'

The Three Mile Island accident began with failures in the non-nuclear secondary system, followed by a stuck-open pilot-operated relief valve in the primary system, which allowed large amounts of nuclear reactor coolant to escape. As a result, new regulations for the nuclear industry were adopted.
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    • Emergency declaration and immediate aftermath 

    • Mitigation policies 

    • ''The China Syndrome'' 

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