Workers plugging energy wells as lava from Kilauea volcano flows nearby

Authorities are racing to close off production wells at a geothermal plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island.

Workers were capping the 11th and last well at the plant to prevent toxic gases from wafting out after lava entered, then stalled, on the property near one of the new volcanic vents.

“Right now, they’re in a safe state,” Mike Kaleikini, senior director of Hawaii affairs for the Puna Geothermal Venture...
source: Windsor Observer

2018-05-23 06:23
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