Feds seek public input on plan to decommission Three Mile Island

    Thirty-five years after the worst nuclear accident in U.S. history, plans for the eventual decommissioning of the Three Mile Island plant are still causing a stir.

    In a sparsely attended yet contentious public meeting tonight in Hershey, the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission discussed plans for the eventual decommissioning of the plant.

    About a dozen people turned out to talk about the plans, which call for dismantling the mothballed Unit 2 along with the operational Unit 1 when its license expires in 2034.

    The decommissioning would take place over a ten year period, with full site restoration by 2054 — 75 years after the accident.

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