• In the USA, headlines report a nuclear power plant accident on 28 March at the Three Mile Island site,
    near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The accident causes no loss of life or injury, but leaves the nuclear unit
    destroyed, with cleanup costs estimated at exceeding $1 billion.
  • An IAEA expert group is formed and establishes international guidelines on emergency planning
    and response.

     
 

 

 

US President J. Carter