NRC: Tritium Leaked From Vt. Yankee In 2005
NH Lawmakers Call For Federal Investigation
POSTED: 11:34 pm EST February 22, 2010
UPDATED: 12:00 am EST February 23, 2010
CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire lawmakers are calling for a federal investigation after the Nuclear Regulatory Commission confirmed Monday a leak of the radioactive substance tritium that took place years before the leak currently under investigation at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant.Last week, a whistleblower brought a 2005 tritium leak to the attention of investigators, and now, the NRC said it happened and it’s under investigation along with another tritium leak reported in the recent months.
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