Radioactive groundwater spikes under Indian Point in Buchanan

The NRC discovered elevated levels of radioactive water

The NRC discovered elevated levels of radioactive water in two wells under Indian Point. (June 9, 2014 6:08 PM)

Federal investigators are searching for the cause of a spike in radioactive material in the groundwater beneath the Indian Point Power Plant.

The radioactive isotope tritium was first confirmed in groundwater under the power plant a decade ago.

Since then, monitoring wells have shown a steady decline in the levels of contamination until April,  when samples from two wells near Indian...

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