TMI shuts down, local officials predict economic hit

TMI shuts down, local officials predict economic hit

CLOSE LONDONDERRY TOWNSHIP- The mood Friday was somber as about 50 area residents, local officials and Exelon employees looked out at the steam billowing from Three Mile Island’s towers one last time. Forty-five years since Unit 1 began operating, the Dauphin County nuclear plant closed prematurely – though it could have generated electricity for another 15 years or more, said county Commissioner Mike Pries.

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