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PGV reports steam release Thursday afternoon (Sept 29)

Puna Geothermal Venture. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Puna Geothermal Venture. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

UPDATED (10:15 p.m. on 9/29/2016)

This is a Civil Defense message for Thursday September 29 at 10:15 p.m.

This is an information update to the Puna Geothermal release of steam that was reported earlier today.

Based on all available data from air quality monitoring, there continues to be no threat to the public.

This is the final update. This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense.

UPDATED (9:50 p.m. on 9/29/2016)


This is a Civil Defense message for Thursday, September 29, at 9:30 p.m..

This is an information update to the Puna Geothermal release of steam that was reported earlier today.

Based on all available data from air quality monitoring, there continues to be no threat to the public.

Again, based on all available data from air quality monitoring, there continues to be no threat to the public.

This is the final update. Thank you for listening. This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense.

MEDIA RELEASE

This is a Civil Defense geothermal information message for Thursday September 29 at 5:30 p.m.

At 3 p.m. today, Puna Geothermal reported a release of steam from one of its wells. The situation was contained and secured as of 3:45 p.m. The Hawaii County Fire Department remains on scene and is continuously monitoring the air quality at the site, the perimeter, and the surrounding community.

Based on all available data, there is no threat to the public and no evacuation is necessary.

Civil Defense is monitoring the situation and we will keep the public advised of any changes in the situation. If you have any questions, you may call 935-0031.

Thank you for listening, this is your Hawaii County Civil Defense.

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