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BRIEF-Duke Energy says cooling pond at its H.F. Lee plant breaks
October 12, 2016 / 10:42 PM / in a year

BRIEF-Duke Energy says cooling pond at its H.F. Lee plant breaks

Oct 12 (Reuters) - Duke Energy Corp :

* Cooling pond at Duke Energy’s H.F. Lee plant breaks; minimal river impact expected

* Portion of earthen cooling pond wall at H.F. Lee plant in Goldsboro, N.C., experienced break in early afternoon on Wednesday

* Portion of earthen cooling pond wall at H.F. Lee plant in Goldsboro experienced break on Oct. 12 following flooding from Hurricane Matthew

* Active ash basin is not affected by cooling pond break and continues to operate safely

* 920-megawatt natural gas combined cycle plant continues to operate safely, and company will evaluate continued plant operations Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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