Leak contained at Honeywell in Metropolis - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Leak contained at Honeywell in Metropolis

A leak at Honeywell in Metropolis has been contained.

According to spokesman Peter Dalpe, a leak of UF6 was reported around 6:00 p.m. Saturday.

Plant leaders declared a plant alert and notified the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

The leak was contained by 8:00 p.m.

There have been no reports of any injuries and it does not appear anything off site was impacted.

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