Electrical lines and towers frame a power plant

The Xcel Energy nuclear generating plant, near Monticello, Minn., said it’s made “substantial” progress on pumping the contaminated water and more than half of the tritium released last November has been recovered. (Ben Hovland | MPR News)

Xcel Energy reported another, smaller, spill of radioactive water last weekend at its Monticello, Minn. nuclear plant, about 40 miles northwest of the Twin Cities.

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