According to PennLive.com,
The Three Mile Island nuclear generating plant automatically shut down at 2:20 p.m. today, according to a company spokesman.
Some steam was released to the atmosphere, creating a loud noise heard by area residents.
Operators are investigating the cause, he said.
The spokesman said there were no risks to public health.
That is pretty much exactly what they said in 1979, when the worst nuclear disaster in US history occurred.
For those who remember the Carter administration, it is de ja vu all over again.
Straight from 1981, here is Jimmy Buffet reflecting on those times in his song “Volcano”:
“I don’t know where I’m a gonna go when the volcano blow.”