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Radioactive water leaks into groundwater at Indian Point

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Radioactive water overflowed into the groundwater at the upstate Indian Point nuclear power plant, officials said Saturday. Gov. Cuomo said the plant’s operator, Entergy, reported “alarming levels” of radioactivity at three monitoring wells, with one well’s radioactivity increasing nearly 65,000%. The Buchanan plant reported that the contamination did not migrate off site and does not pose a threat to public health. The site, roughly 35 miles north of New York City, has been under increased scrutiny from Cuomo and other officials following several incidents. In December, Cuomo ordered an investigation into Indian Point after a series of unplanned shutdowns, citing potential risks to both the city and surrounding suburbs.
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