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Radioactive leak reported at Peach Bottom plant

Radioactive leak reported at Peach Bottom plant

Radioactive material was detected in a monitoring well in April at an Exelon-owned nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania about 40 miles from Baltimore, according to nuclear regulators. Exelon, the parent company of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. and the largest owner of nuclear power plants in the United States, notified the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission that it found dangerous levels of tritium, a radioactive isotope of hydrogen, in a monitoring well at Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station on the Susquehanna River in Delta, Pa. The agency said the contamination posed no danger. "I would say there's no cause for concern for people who work at the plant or members of the...

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