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Published: Wednesday, 6/17/2009

Fermi 2 back on line after cooling-water leak

NEWPORT, Mich. The Fermi 2 nuclear power plant is generating electricity again after being shut down Saturday to repair a cooling water leak, the owner of the plant said.

The leak posed no safety or environmental hazard, a spokesman for DTE Energy Co. said. The cooling water isn t radioactive.

The reactor was shut down early Saturday and was restarted Monday morning.

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