On January 30, 2012 the Byron nuclear power plant released steam contaminated with tritium. Below are comment and information requests from NEIS:
NEIS FOIA’S STATE FOR INFO ABOUT THE BYRON TRITIUM RELEASE
Jan. 31, 2012 5:00 p.m.
In the wake of revelations that the Byron nuclear power plant released steam contaminated with tritium on Monday, January 30th, NEIS filed a freedom of information request (FOIA) with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and its Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety (IDNS) today:
We request answers to the following questions relating to the Byron Nuclear Powerplant release(s) of tritium on January 30, 2012, and any afterward (if they occur) up to Feb. 2, 2012:
- Were all IDNS radiation monitors in operation around the Byron station working on Jan. 30, 2012?
- Did any of the monitors (onsite or offsite) detect radiation release from Byron on Jan. 30-31, 2012? Please provide the radiation levels measured.
- If Exelon conducted releases beyond those dates, did any monitors (onsite or offsite) detect any radiation from Byron NPP from Feb. 1-2, 2012? Please provide the radiation levels measured. Continue reading Tritium-lased Steam Released at Byron Nuke Plant – NEIS Comments