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Monday Mayhem - Alarm

All Aboard the Meme Express – Monday, November 23, 2009

Over the weekend, approximately 175 employees were evacuated from the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Several of the employees working at the reactor site tested positive for radioactive exposure after a leak was discovered in one of the Three Mile Island nuclear reactors.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is investigating the site, possible causes of the leak and potential dangers to Three Mile Island workers and the general public.

Here’s the CNN news report on Saturday’s Three Mile Island emergency:



The emergency eerily echoed the massive evacuation of the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant on March 28, 1979, after a partial core meltdown in one of the Three Mile Island nuclear reactors.

Another Monday has arrived, and it’s time for Monday Mayhem at the Meme Express.

The Meme Express for today offers this prompt:


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  2. I was AT Three Mile Island in 1979 - right after the core meltdown:

    Playing with Power - a Rhyming Rant on the Nuclear Plant

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