Article:At Indian Point, a Small Leak Turns Into a Big Political Battle Over Nuclear Energy

“The Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, N.Y., a town of 2,260 people located an hour’s drive of New York City, leaked “alarming levels” of radioactive contaminant into nearby groundwater, according to a new statement from New York governor Andrew Cuomo. Of three monitoring wells that reported elevated levels, “one well’s radioactivity increasing nearly 65,000%,” though the contamination remains isolated and poses no hazard to nearby residents, he says.”

(Full article here)

Even Fortune Magazine sees this as the end of nuclear power. Now the industry needs to get over it and deal with the mess they have made while playing god.


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