Indian Pt. Broken Pipe Spurs Safety Worries | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Indian Pt. Broken Pipe Spurs Safety Worries

The New York Times ANNIE CORREAL Feb 27, 2009

The broken pipe was found Feb. 16, isolated by the middle of that week and dug up and replaced last Saturday. But in the meantime, about 100,000 gallons of water, or 10 percent of the water in the secondary cooling system storage tank, had escaped.

The largest tritium leak at the plant was discovered in 2005 when moist earth was found to contain high levels of tritium and strontium 90, which is also radioactive.

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