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EPA History

Three Mile Island

The Three Mile Island facility near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Press Releases and Articles

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  • EPA Named Lead Agency to Monitor at Three Mile Island
    [EPA press release - April 4, 1980]

  • EPA's Role At Three Mile Island
    by Christine Perham [EPA Journal - October 1980]

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