Backgrounder on the Three Mile Island Accident


This summary by the Nuclear Regulatory Agency describes how the sequence of certain events – equipment malfunctions, design-related problems and worker errors – led to a partial meltdown of the TMI‑2 reactor core but only very small off‑site releases of radioactivity.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Nuclear Energy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science