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Three Mile Island Accident (1979)

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  • Exelon breaks ground on two new generating units at Perryman Station

    Exelon breaks ground on two new generating units at Perryman Station
    Exelon Generation officials broke ground Monday for two new power generating units at its Perryman Station in southeastern Harford County, calling the project an expanded focus on natural gas and clean energy.
  • 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...

    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...

    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...

    Bethlehem peace rally is too polite and too quiet

    Bethlehem peace rally is too polite and too quiet
    Before we get to the topic of an overly polite peace rally, the distressing matter of King George III must be untangled. According to Lehigh Valley historian Frank Whelan, it was the British King George II, not King George III, for whom the King George...