Nuclear Power & Radiation

"Radioactive Tritium Has Been Found At Other Nuclear Plants"

"Vermonters have been getting a lesson in radioactive tritium over the past two weeks because of the discovery of contamination at Vermont Yankee. Vermonters are not alone. Other Entergy reactors -- including plants in Massachusetts and New York -- also have similar leaks."

Source: Vermont Public Radio, 01/22/2010

"Yucca Haunts Admin's Lagging Efforts on Nuclear Waste Study Panel"

"While President Obama's fiscal 2011 budget proposal is expected to sound a death knell for the planned Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, the administration has so far failed to launch the blue-ribbon commission it promised almost a year ago to decide on a waste-disposal alternative."

Source: Greenwire, 01/12/2010

"Report Cites Crippling Infighting at Nuclear Site"

"The infighting among the federal officials in charge of the Savannah River Site, a federally owned nuclear site in South Carolina that won one of the country’s biggest pots of stimulus money, is so severe that it threatens to undermine public confidence in their work, a federal watchdog warned Thursday."

Source: NYTimes, 01/04/2010


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