Leaks at Indian Point

Federal Regulators announced on Thursday that a slow leak is what caused a spike in levels of Tritium at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant. According to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission recent samples taken from the groundwater beneath the plant have shown levels rising and falling and Entergy, the owners and operators of the plant have acknowledged that this could be a sign of leakage and they are currently testing tanks, drains, and pipes on the property for leaks and damage. According to the Environmental Protection Agency Tritium is a low-level energy radioactive form of hydrogen and releases very low radiation, and leaves the body quickly if ingested, making it one of the least dangerous forms of radiation. The NRC stated that there is no health risk to the public and workers.

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