Riverkeeper: Indian Point 2 may be leaking acidic coolant. Photo by Tony/Creative Commons

A reactor vessel head at the Indian Point 2 power plant, which is shut down for refueling, was found to be leaking acidic coolant last week. Left uncorrected this could lead to serious corrosion in the vessel head.

In 2002, a similar problem at the Davis-Besse plant in Ohio that went uncorrected resulted in extremely serious corrosion that created a major nuclear accident risk.

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