This week, volunteers marked Martin Luther
King Day by doing community service, the state said detecting future leaks at
Vermont Yankee may be compromised, committees looked into high gasoline prices,
Legislators were introduced to the Health care Exchange software and Vermonters
hit the ice for some pond hockey.
Another groundwater monitoring well at the Vermont Yankee plant is contaminated
with radioactive tritium. State
and federal officials say the discovery may mean there’s a new underground leak
of radioactive materials.
Entergy Vermont Yankee has discovered radioactive tritium in a second
monitoring well near the Vernon
says the finding will help engineers pinpoint the source of the contaminated
water that appears to be moving toward the Connecticut River.