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Goldfish found in radioactive water inside nuclear power plant

By Leonard Ho - Posted May 08, 2013 09:00 AM
Contract workers discovered two goldfish in a pitcher of radioactive water at the Perry (Ohio) Nuclear Power Plant. Scarier yet, the pitcher was found in a restricted area meaning this person (of questionable maturity and ethics) had access to radioactive water and interior sections of a nuclear facility.

 

An investigation is underway to determine the identity of the prankster.  Officials are reviewing surveillance video and employee rosters.  The power plant was undergoing a refueling outage, and approximately 1,000 outside contractors had access to the facilities.

The goldfish were found alive but later died.

[via Fox8 Cleveland]

Author: Leonard Ho
Location: Southern California

I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.

Website: http://www.advancedaquarist.com.

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