Monday, January 22, 2007

Hudson River fish found to contain radioactive isotope

By Greg Clary, The Journal News, January 16, 2007

In what could be the region's next environmental controversy or simply just a laboratory mistake, fish in the Hudson River have been found to contain traces of strontium 90.

The radioactive isotope was discovered leaking almost a year ago at the Indian Point nuclear plants, and tests on 12 fish show four with detectible amounts, according to a memo obtained by The Journal News.

read more (The Journal News)