Callaway County Nuke Plant has Brief Alert
FULTON - A refrigerant leak caused a brief alert at the nuclear power plant in Callaway County but officials say no dangerous radioactive material was released. Ameren Missouri official issued an alert for the plant near Fulton about 11 a.m. Sunday, saying a refrigerant leak was reported in one of two rooms that contain the air conditioning system for the plant.
The situation was over by about 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Ameren said there was no release of radioactivity above normal operating limits. And they said neither plant personnel nor the public was ever in danger.