Federal regulators give OK to produce medical supply at N.J. plant

10/12/2010 | Gloucester County Times (Woodbury, N.J.), The

PSEG Nuclear's Salem County nuclear site has become the second power plant approved by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to produce a radioisotope used in cancer treatments called Cobalt-60. While some have expressed environmental concerns, this newspaper editorial argues that using nuclear plants to produce medical supplies will ease critical medical shortages while providing more access for cancer patients in need.

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