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Monroe County emergency teams report there is a small leak inside the Fermi II plant Monday afternoon.
The leak reportedly involves a coolant fluid that keeps the reactors cool.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says there is no immediate threat to the public.
The plant has been shut down, but there are no evacuations.
The reactor at the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant was shut down Monday evening after a coolant leak was detected, officials said. [...] the Monroe County plant was not evacuated and the leak posed no danger to the health or safety of plant workers or the public. [...] the plant was shut down without complications and nonessential workers were allowed to leave for the day.[...]
She added that the leaked coolant, which is mostly water, was not released into the environment.