Steam containing radioactive tritium escaped from a valve at an Exelon Corp. plant even as company officials met with local residents to discuss efforts to clean up earlier leaks.
About 500 gallons of water pooled on the grounds of the Braidwood Generating Station as the steam condensed Thursday, and some of it flowed into a ditch that lies between the plant and the village of Godley, company spokesman Craig Nesbit told the Chicago Tribune for a story on its Web site.
Friday, April 07, 2006
RADIOACTIVE STEAM LEAK IN ILLINOIS
Near Godley, Ill., according to the Associated Press:
Keep out of the ditch.