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Chernobyl

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April 26, 1986 The Number Four reactor at Chernobyl suffered a disastrous explosion and fire. Thirty-one people died in the days after the accident but many thousands were subjected to radiation. The nuclear power industry has never recovered from the effects of the publicity given to this, the worst nuclear accident to … Read More

Three Mile Island

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March 28, 1979 Three Mile Island nuclear power plant almost had a meltdown, giving the nuclear power industry a permanent black eye.

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