Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Minor Radiation Leak at Three Mile Island

November 27, 2009 -

The operators of Three Mile Island should have notified the public sooner about a relatively minor radiation leak that nevertheless raises troubling concerns.

Gov. Rendell had every reason to blast the Exelon Corp. for a five-hour delay in informing state emergency officials about the incident Saturday.

The biggest reason: Three Mile Island is forever linked to a near disaster - the 1979 partial meltdown that occurred at the plant's sister reactor, Unit 2, which remains shut down.

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