Safety Problems at TMI

Three Mile Island Safety Problems

  • Safety Equipment Cutbacks
  • TMI Fails Emergency Test
  • Deregulation Makes another
    Accident More Likely
  • Worries From Within the Industry
  • Former TMI Engineer Testifies
  • No Fine Despite Violations

 

Safety Equipment Cutbacks

Three Mile Island recently began re-classifying safety-grade equipment to a lesser grade. This would allow for financial savings but would compromise safety. The NRC describes TMI's efforts as "poor" and says they are concerned about the potential implications of bad management.