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Nuclear reactor on North Carolina college campus leaking radiation since last Friday
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 1423993:MV8xNTU0OTA0XzI1NjgzNjc5XzIxN0VGMEFG] Interesting. Add another one to the growing list of malfunctioning power plants. [/quote]
Nuclear reactor on North Carolina college campus leaking radiation since last Friday — Public not told because radioactivity was “compared to what someone might receive getting an x-ray”
[...] The reactor is housed in the Burlington Nuclear Engineering Laboratory. The building is located at 2500 Katharine Stinson Drive. [...]
NC State said the leak was suspected on Friday and confirmed on Saturday. It said the public was not informed sooner because of the low level of danger. The amount of radioactivity was compared to what someone might receive getting an x-ray.
The school says the leak is so small that special equipment is required to detect its location in the reactor’s lining. The company that can do that will not be in Raleigh until next week. In the meantime, the leak is being closely monitored. The reactor has been shut down since the leak was discovered.
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