Thirty years after the worst nuclear-power crisis in U.S. history, the cooling towers at Three Mile Island look as sleek as ever.
And, 30 years later, the ruined reactor inside is still too hot to handle. It is still radioactive, physically and politically.
In all that time, not a single new nuclear plant has been started in the United States, not since the partial meltdown on March 28, 1979, near Harrisburg, Pa. The Soviet nuclear disaster at Chernobyl in 1986 slowed the industry even...Full Story