NRC commissions study of cancer risk among populations near nuclear facilities

Sep 24th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Story

millstoneThe National Academy of Sciences announced Monday that it has started planning for a pilot study of cancer risks around a nuclear fuel facility and six nuclear power plants, including the Millstone Power Station in Waterford and the decommissioned Haddam Neck plant in Haddam Neck.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission commissioned the study to determine whether to extend the study to other nuclear power plants and nuclear facilities.

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