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Seeded on Thu Nov 10, 2011 5:22 PM MST Article Source: msnbc.com japan, environment, tritium, leaking-nuclear-power-plants
With respect to the reported leaks at Palo Verde, one of the consequential problems was that these leaks were getting into the HVAC system at the power plant. As a consequence, it was necessary to permit discharges in the thousands of gallons to surrounding agriculture. The good news is that the half life of tritium is about 13 years. The bad news is that it is often found resident with longer lasting radio isotopes. When combined with the specter of drinking water contamination, there is cause for concern regarding the impacts on human health. Concerns over the impact of any industrial contaminants on human health and the environment have seemingly become inconsequential compared to the hysteria about the economy. That's how convoluted capitalist society has become with respect to whats important. Money or your health? Clearly money is the prioritized goal of any corporate entity claiming to be a person. It is also overly apparent that regulatory agencies, which were created with the idea of protecting human health
TsV4wz1Fusp .msnbc. it has become popular to say so. Read Article at: http://www.msn.com/id/43475479/ns/us_news-environment/t/radioactive-tritium-leaksfound-us-nuke-sites/#.and the environment have become completely subservient to the interests of well funded and consequentially well represented corporate america. Or at least.