"Even though this has been the most serious accident that has occurred with a nuclear power plant in the twenty-five year history of commercial nucl
April 2, 2009
"Even though this has been the most serious accident that has occurred with a nuclear power plant in the twenty-five year history of commercial nuclear power, that as yet, not only have no lives been lost in this case, but in the entire history of nuclear . . .of commercial nuclear power, there have been no lives lost, and that is unique for new technology." - James Schlesinger

Strange comfort to the people engaged in the war of nerves, living on the perimeter of Three Mile Island. Even though the bubble was dissipating, there was now the question of Hydrogen buildup as the result. A continuation of conflicting reports from two agencies, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Metropolitan Edison. Despite Jimmy Carter's assurances the day before, thousands of people within a twenty mile radius of the damaged nuclear reactor were still leaving their homes out of fear what may or may not happen.

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