Voices In The Week’s News: January 25, 2013

This week, volunteers marked Martin Luther King Day by doing community service, the state said detecting future leaks at Vermont Yankee may be compromised, committees looked into high gasoline prices, Legislators were introduced to the Health care Exchange software and Vermonters hit the ice for some pond hockey.

Fish Being Tested After Yankee Tritium Leak

New Hampshire health officials are testing fish in various parts of the state to see if there are elevated levels of radiation following a 2010 tritium leak at the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.

Yankee Discovers Tritium In Second Well

Entergy Vermont Yankee has discovered radioactive tritium in a second monitoring well near the Vernon reactor. Yankee says the finding will help engineers pinpoint the source of the contaminated water that appears to be moving toward the Connecticut River.