Energy: Memories of a Near Meltdown

Rising 372 ft. into the clear wintry air, the cooling towers of the Three Mile Island nuclear plant dominate the skyline just southeast of the Pennsylvania state capital at Harrisburg. Interstate motorists can spot them as they speed across the Susquehanna River on the Pennsylvania Turnpike; local drivers cannot help seeing them when they reach the top of a long hill on Route 283 and head southeast toward Swatara. Three Mile Island also dominates the thoughts of people who live in the area's small towns and rolling farm lands. "I can't look at...

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