[ RadSafe ] Re. Tritium found near VT Yankee (panic time!)

franz.schoenhofer at chello.at franz.schoenhofer at chello.at
Wed Sep 14 12:41:37 CDT 2011

I have a rather long time ago commented on this question. I recognize that this has not made its way to the RADSAFE community. Good question: Why? 


---- "Fredrick L. Miller" <millerfl at tricity.wsu.edu> schrieb:
> The Vermont Department of Health would be well advised to stay upstream
> of any and all universities engaged in research within the United States
> lest they send themselves into a blind panic over this imminent public
> health menace.  Best they stick to testing syrup and making sure the
> quaint factor is turned up high enough for tourist season.
> Fred Miller
> -----Original Message-----
> From: radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu
> [mailto:radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu] On Behalf Of Steven Dapra
> Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 7:55 PM
> To: radsafe at agni.phys.iit.edu
> Subject: [ RadSafe ] Tritium found near VT Yankee (panic time!).
> Aug. 18
> 	The article begins:
> "The Vermont Department of Health said it has found detectable traces 
> of radioactive tritium from the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in 
> the Connecticut River."
> 	Has anyone ever found non-detectable traces of anything,
> radioactive or not?
> http://news.yahoo.com/radioactive-tritium-found-river-near-vermont-yanke
> e-plant-184050307.html
> Steven Dapra
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