Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Radioactive groundwater reported at Va. plant

From WTKR:

Dominion Virginia Power said Monday it is seeking the source of low-level groundwater radiation detected by one of its monitoring stations at its twin-reactor nuclear power plant in North Anna.
The utility said the elevated levels did not pose a health hazard to plant workers or residents, according to a filing with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
The elevated reading was detected in April by one of eight monitoring stations and has since returned to acceptable levels.
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