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Vermont Yankee Refuses State’s Request To Test For Radioactive Tritium

Jan 28th, 2012 | By

Officials at Entergy Vermont Yankee have refused the state’s request to test for radioactive tritium in a former drinking water well at the plant site in Vernon. As VPR’s John Dillon reports, the state wants the testing in order to learn more about where the tritium is moving. Vermont Public Radio reports. For more on

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Small amount of tritium found in Connecticut River

Dec 28th, 2011 | By

Vermont Yankee says a small amount of radioactive tritium was found in a Connecticut River water sample, but follow-up samples showed no signs of it and the finding poses no risk to public health or safety. For more on this story, visit: Small amount of tritium found in Connecticut River – Boston.com.



State Says Tritium Found On Conn. River Shoreline

Aug 19th, 2011 | By

Vermont Health officials say radioactive tritium has been detected for the first time on the shoreline of the Connecticut River near the Vermont Yankee plant. Read more here: VPR News: State Says Tritium Found On Conn. River Shoreline.