Leak found at Shearon Harris plant

January 13, 2010 9:22:36 PM PST
Repairs are underway at the Shearon Harris nuclear plant after a worker found a leak in an underground water pipe Sunday morning.Officials say about 1,000 gallons of low-level radioactive water seeped into the surrounding soil.

The spill has been contained and is unlikely to reach the water table.

Crews also say the public's health and safety are not affected by the leak.

Further details about the incident have not been released.

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