When was the first nuclear meltdown in US history ? – Science

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Very good question. It probably happened in the 1950s on an experimental reactor on the INEL site in Idaho. I know that their EBR-1 reactor was damaged by a partial meltdown in that time period, but I don’t know if it was the first.

I have considered making a FOIA request to them on that subject.

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