posted on Oct, 24 2008 @ 10:11 PM
Radioactive leak discovered at Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station
FirstEnergy Corp.'s Davis-Besse nuclear power plant near Toledo has been leaking radioactive water into plant property, possibly for some
On Wednesday, workers discovered a corroded, underground drain pipe leaking water containing tritium, a relatively short-lived isotope produced in the
They were excavating outside the reactor to look for a leak in a water line to the plant's fire protection system. The three-inch steel drain pipe
takes water from a sump to a settling basin -- and eventually to Lake Erie.
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