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NUCLEAR PROPERTIES: Leaks at Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant


Fixing a leak

In 2006, the NRC created a specific task force to investigate inadvertent leaks of radioactive liquid at U.S. nuclear plants. Such leaks can be public relations nightmares for a company. Entergy, the company that owns and operates Vermont Yankee, has come under scrutiny after this leak was discovered.

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