Ontario nuclear’s tritium problem

2022-07-14T11:49:52-04:00December 13, 2016|

Ontario's nuclear plants are the country's largest source of dangerous tritium emissions. This radioactive isotope is produced constantly by CANDU nuclear reactors. Once tritium is inside us, because we breathe it in, absorb it through skin or consume contaminated food or water, it release radioactivity in our bodies.