Three Mile Island
It may be the most important story covered in 50 years at KYW Newsradio.
KYW Flashback: 17 Years Of Hearings And Debates Can’t Keep The Limerick Nuclear Plant From Going On-Line
In February of 1986, nearly 30 years ago, KYW reported on the cooling tower cloud that rose over rural Limerick Township in Western Montgomery County.
“State police in Harrisburg have been called to the Three Mile nuclear plant…” said a KYW Newsradio announcer on the historic morning of March 28th, 1979.
The Three Mile Island nuclear plant in central Pennsylvania will be conducting separate tests of its emergency systems.
For the second time in two months, the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant has had an automatic shutdown.
Chris and CBS News Consultant Mike Lyons react to President Obama’s speech on Libya. He talks to Gladybell Almonte about her store being pressured not to sell candy to kids and State Senator Larry Farnese about people snorting bath salts to get high.
Radiation from the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan has now reached Pennsylvania, but state officials do not believe it poses significant health risks.
The nuclear disaster unfolding in Japan is bringing back bad memories for some of the people involved in a similar accident 32 years ago, at Three Mile Island, in central Pennsylvania.