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PGV experiences pressure release

This is a Puna Geothermal event information update for Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 2 p.m.

The Puna Geothermal Venture plant experienced a pressure release event at approximately 1:06 this afternoon that lasted approximately 10 to 15 seconds.

Immediate assessments and response plans were initiated and indicated that there was no hydrogen sulfide release.

Emergency response personnel conducted additional hazard assessments and confirmed no release of hydrogen sulfide.

Normal plant operations have been restored and there is currently no threat to the community. ​

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