Radioactive Water Has Leaked Into The Ground In Downstate New York

February 6, 2016 11:08 PM

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The leak happened at a troubled facility about 30 miles north of New York City. Gov. Andrew Cuomo called the leak “alarming.”

Three monitoring wells at the Indian Point facility detected radioactive water, according to Cuomo’s statement. In one of those spots, radioactivity had increased almost 65,000%, which Cuomo referred to as “alarming levels.”

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