Workers discovered the leak Monday in a water valve housed in a "hallway-sized steam tunnel" running from a giant steam turbine. One spokesperson said a camera monitors the valve and picked up the leak as well. It manifested itself as a "spray of water and steam."
Testing will continue today, but most scientists seem to think the leak isn't all that serious. It's not even worth stocking up on bottled water, one of them told the PD.
FirstEnergy, the plant's owner, has a zero tolerance policy for leaks of any size and severity and is dealing with the issue even as we speak.
But stay tuned.
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