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Nuclear Power Plant Leaks Due to Corrosion

November 3, 2011

Three-fourths of commercial nuclear power plants in the United States have been found to have leaked radioactive tritium into the earth through corroded pipelines. These incidents have been escalating throughout the years, as more reactors are being licensed by federal regulators. The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission found that at least 48 of 65 sites leaked [...] Continue Reading…