2005 Leak / News

“Indian Point: the tritium search continues” by Abby Luby

“Since August, officials at the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plants have been trying to locate a leak of water containing tritium, a radioactive form of hydrogen and one of the many radionuclides released by nuclear power plants. Entergy Nuclear Northeast, owner of the Buchanan plants, has almost completed digging nine wells that they hope will … Continue reading

2005 Leak / News

“Test wells contain radioactive water Cause of Indian Point leak still unknown” by Greg Clary

“BUCHANAN — Federal nuclear regulators confirmed Tuesday afternoon that radioactive water is showing up in storm sewer lines and recently dug wells near Indian Point 2 as engineers try to determine the cause of a four-month leak there and its presence in the site’s groundwater. A spokesman for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said elevated tritium … Continue reading

2005 Leak / Editorials

“Halt tritium leaks at Indian Point” a Poughkeepsie Journal Editorial

“The discovery of increased levels of leaked tritium at Indian Point demonstrates the need for quick action to resolve this serious problem. Entergy, the company that owns the nuclear power plant in Westchester County, has been taking steps to discover the origin of contaminated leakage that was discovered in August during a construction project. It … Continue reading

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“Emergency plan in works” by Greg Bruno

“Times Herald-Record gbruno@th-record.com Goshen – In the three months since Hurricane Katrina decimated Gulf states, killing hundreds, officials here have been working to incorporate lessons learned from that disaster into regional emergency planning closer to home. Dominick Greene, deputy commissioner for emergency management, offered lawmakers examples yesterday. “The evacuation plan is a living document,” Greene … Continue reading