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North Carolina Nuclear Facility with Superheated Uranium Leaking Ten Gallons of Radioactive Cooling Water per Hour

Sunday, 10 July 2011 09:30

‘A nuclear research reactor at North Carolina State University (NCSU) in Raleigh, NC, was recently shut down after it was discovered that the plant has been leaking about ten gallons of nuclear cooling water per hour for at least the past week. Officials from the university, however, claim that the leak, which stems from the 15,000 gallons of water used to cool the superheated uranium reactor core, poses “no public health threat.”‘

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