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Tritium Spill At Illinois Nuclear Power Plant

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posted on Aug, 6 2009 @ 10:03 PM
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Tritium Spill At Illinois Nuclear Power Plant


www.marchreport.com

www.marchreport.com...-08-05-A24
Tritium Spill At Illinois Nuclear Power Plant
Tritium was released 100 feet into the air around 9 p.m. Thursday, Exelon said, as part of normal nuclear power plant operations -- or at least it's normal when there is a power outage. The outage was termed an "unusual event," the lowest of four emergency classifications defined by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Tritium is a radioactive hydrogen isotope that is a byproduct created when nuclear reactors produce electricity. Exposure reportedly can increase the risk of cancer, birth d
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posted on Aug, 6 2009 @ 10:03 PM
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Hard to say if it is anywhere near a three mile island (probably not) but with all the strange things happening these days, this one bears a look.

Calling exposure to radioactive material "normal" seems a stretch.

What ws the nature of the "outage? Do we have any Illinois ATS'ers that can give us any insight?

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posted on Aug, 6 2009 @ 10:11 PM
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Damn, I wonder if my Tritium Sights for my AR-15 will be late now??? I'm not sure how benign this element is but it's used for many things that humans use in a close proximity. I wouldn't want to take a bath in the stuff though!
Zindo



posted on Aug, 6 2009 @ 10:30 PM
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i heard it tastes like chicken.




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