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Three Mile Island Accident Its four am in the morning, three operators are supervising the controls of one of the greatest machines ever invented. During a normal routine day the unexpected happens, alarms start to go off, thousands of switches, meters and lights light up and the operators try to decipher the reason behind it .I chose the Three Mile Island accident because this would be the first time I had heard about it, after I did some research I thought it was interesting to see how we almost came close to a disaster like Chernobyl in which thousands of people were affected. On this day March 28 1979, one of the greatest nuclear power plants in the United States located near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania was in the peak of disaster. According to history.com a complicated combination of stuck valves, misread gauges and poor decisions led to a partial meltdown of the second reactor’s core and a release of significant amounts of radioactive gases. Although the radiation that was

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