An article in Forbes Magazine reports on recent problems regarding the release of radioactive tritium into the environment. Photoluminescent EXIT signs are an environmentally-responsible alternative to tritium EXIT signs.
The article, “Radioactive Tritium Leaks from Nuke Plant, also Two Million Exit Signs,” addresses the environmental issues posed by the alleged leakage of tritium from the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant into the nearby Connecticut River. The article mentions that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is concerned by the health risks posed by “millions and millions of tritium EXIT signs installed in movie theaters and parking garages across the country.”
Photoluminescent (PL) emergency EXIT signs are a safe, environmentally-responsible, alternative to tritium EXIT signs.