Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Radioactive water leaks into groundwater at Indian Point

"Gov. Cuomo said the plant’s operator, Entergy, reported “alarming levels” of radioactivity at three monitoring wells, with one well’s radioactivity increasing nearly 65,000%.

"(...)The site, roughly 35 miles north of New York City, has been under increased scrutiny from Cuomo and other officials following several incidents. In December, Cuomo ordered an investigation into Indian Point after a series of unplanned shutdowns, citing potential risks to both the city and surrounding suburbs." Read the article: Radioactive water leaks into groundwater at Indian Point by Denis Slattery, New York Daily News 02/07/2016 Related article: Water leak at NY nuclear plant raises call for shut down by Lisa L. Colangelo, New York Daily News 02/08/2016