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Kristin Eide-Tollefson (center) speaks at a press conference about the effects of nuclear power plants on drinking water Wednesday at the Red Wing Public Library. Pictured in the back are (left to right) Elissa Walter, Josh Winters, Christina Mills and Natalie Cook.

Study: Nuclear plant threatens drinking water

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A small tritium leak of 27 gallons from the Prairie Island nuclear plant Feb. 3 resulted in opportune timing for two study groups already scheduled to discuss the effects of tritium on drinking water at a press conference Wednesday.


The Environment Minnesota Research & Policy Center and the Minnesota Public Interest Research Group worked together to present "Too Close to Home: Nuclear Power and the Threat to Drinking Water."

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