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Three Mile Island Accident (1979)

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  • Nuclear's safety lesson for fracking

    Nuclear's safety lesson for fracking
    The production of natural gas from the Marcellus shale formations has many positive aspects for the Mid-Atlantic region. It has changed, and will continue to change, how electricity is generated through economic market forces. Also, natural gas is an important input to many industrial processes and products and is one of the few bright spots in our regional economy. Furthermore, America is the fastest-growing energy producer, and this change is rippling throughout global markets.
  • Tom Roberts, violin collector and anonymous Smithsonian donor

    TOM ROBERTS, 75, Smithsonian's 'Mr. Anonymous' The name "Tom Roberts" appears on no plaque in the Smithsonian Institution's musical instruments collection. At no concert, even when Mr. Roberts was in attendance, did Smithsonian chamber musicians...

    Sydney W. Porter Jr., radiation expert, dies

    Sydney W. Porter Jr., radiation expert, dies
    Sydney Wynne "Syd" Porter Jr., a noted physicist and radiation expert who was called to Three Mile Island, Pa., in 1979 after an accident destroyed a reactor in what proved to be the nation's worst nuclear incident, died April 23 of lymphoma at a...

    '60 Minutes' revisits Japanese nuclear disaster

    '60 Minutes' revisits Japanese nuclear disaster
    In a Bob Simon report Sunday, "60 Minutes" follows a Japanese father looking for his daughter's body three years after the earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima power plant accident. Norio Kimura explains why he keeps looking for daughter Yuna, who died...

    Should U.S. boost nuclear energy?: Front Burner

    For Duke Energy, 2013 is a year the utility would just as soon forget. First, the company closed its Crystal River nuclear plant, crippled by botched repairs performed by Progress Energy before their merger in 2012. Then, Duke pulled the plug on the...