15 May '11, 10pm

Mississippi River Gets Radioactive Water Dumped into It from Nuclear Plant:

Of course, with all things nuclear these days, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has announced that there’s nothing to worry about: “although the concentration of tritium exceeded EPA drinking water limits, the release should not represent a hazard to public health because of its dilution in the river,” Lisa Uselding, public affairs officer with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Region IV, said.

Full article: http://planetsave.com/2011/05/09/mississippi-river-gets-r...

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Flooded Mississippi River seen from space:

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