Hot particle detected in leaking tank at U.S. nuclear plant — Significant radioactive contamination in the water (AUDIO)

Published: May 9th, 2013 at 2:12 pm ET
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Title: Nuclear Regulators Stick Their Heads In The Sand
Source: Fairewinds Energy Education
Date: May 8, 2013

At 8:00 in

Kevin Kamps, a radioactive waste specialist with Beyond Nuclear: There’s radioactive contamination in the water [that was leaking at Palisades nuclear power plant].

We also hear there was a hot particle detected that had a pretty high radiation dose rate coming off of it that was found in the tank.

So there’s significant radioactive contamination in the tank.

See also: Local News: Radioactive leak from U.S. nuclear plant "got to the shore" -- People on beaches a mile away -- Officials downplaying seriousness of incident? (VIDEO)

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Published: May 9th, 2013 at 2:12 pm ET
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