Nuclear Plants Failing Across America

The Intellihub Radio
By Shepard Ambellas
Jan 8, 2011

Due to the failing infrastructure across the United States, the lack of oversight, and outright negligence of the government, we are being poisoned from every angle imaginable.

Nuclear plants from coast to coast have been encountering problems as maintenance has become a budget issue. This is startling considering humans are the ones that developed such devises in the first place. Shouldn’t we have a backup and/or service plan set up along with many fail safe  procedures when dealing with such a powerful and dangerous technology?

An excerpt from an article reads as if a tritium leak was no big concern.

Star News

Repairs aim to plug latest tritium leak at Brunswick Nuclear Plant

Longer Term Pond Replacement On the Way

Progress Energy has stopped a tritium leak found Thursday at the Brunswick Nuclear Plant and expects to have repairs in place within a week, spokesman Ryan Mosier said.

Elevated levels of tritium were identified in water samples from leakage below the power plant’s diesel generator building, the utility told the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Friday.

“There is no indication that tritium has migrated into drinking water sources or has migrated off plant property,” the utility’s report says.

This type of report is chilling to say the least and really makes you question: what other chemicals and toxins are floating around in our water and air supply?

Another startling article from the AP states that now the head of Southern Co.’s nuclear wing is urging a national panel to dump nuclear waste into the prestige environment of the Colorado wilderness.

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