Fermi 2 Plant Reports Diesel Fuel Leak

By: WILX News 10
By: WILX News 10

Federal officials say the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant in southeastern Michigan has reported a 2,500 gallon diesel fuel leak from one of its gas turbine generators.

The Monroe News reports the leak and spill happened around midday Tuesday at the DTE Energy Co. facility along Lake Erie in Monroe County's Frenchtown Township.

The Associated Press left a message Thursday seeking comment from a spokesman for Detroit-based DTE.

Brian Kemker, Fermi resident inspector for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, says no oil reached the ground or any navigable water. The cause of the leak was under investigation. Most of spill was cleaned up and state environmental officials were notified.

Kemker says the spill won't trigger any extra inspections for the plant.


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