Norway nuclear reactor dealing with radioactive leak – authority via RT

The Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA) has said that one of the country’s research reactors suffered a leak of radioactive iodine on Monday.

It added that the leak was small and the focus now is on fixing the problem.

“The radioactive leak was due to a technical failure during treatment of the fuel in the reactor hall. Emissions are low,” a statement from the NRPA said on Tuesday.

The leak is not expected to pose a health risk or danger to the environment outside the facility, the NRPA says.

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