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France investigating hereditary effects of nuclear plants’ radiation emissions

French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN)  wants new investigation into hereditary effects from tritium exposure, better monitoring and more restriction of tritium releases from nuclear facilities.

Tritium – Government nuclear authority admits tritium health risks could be underestimated, Beyond Nuclear, 24 July 2010, – The risks of tritium, a radioactive form of hydrogen, could be underestimated because it could bind to DNA, recognizes the French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) in a recent white paper.

In light of this possibility, the ASN wants new investigation into hereditary effects from tritium exposure, better monitoring and more restriction of tritium releases from nuclear facilities. Reported in Le Monde. Beyond Nuclear – Tritium – Government nuclear authority admits tritium health risks could be underestimated

July 24, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. Right on Christina. That French NSA investigation is what Ive been waiting for. What else should be studied in France and England I wonder.

    Paul

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    Comment by nuclearhistory | August 1, 2010 | Reply


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