Utility reactors all over the country pose grave dangers for those living nearby. There are no safe levels of exposure to the byproducts created by the generation of reactors currently in use.
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Vermont Yankee is just the latest of more than two dozen U.S. nuclear plants to be found with leaking tritium. A flood of cover-ups has terrified neighbors who say the reactor was never meant to operate more than 30 years.
India's atomic power agency is investigating after a disgruntled nuclear power plant worker added a radioactive isotope to a workplace water-cooler.
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