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Correction: Xcel Energy-Nuclear Leak story

Mar 28, 2023, 7:21 AM | Updated: Mar 29, 2023, 1:34 pm

Tyler Abayare catches a red horse carp on the Mississippi River at the Montissippi County Park down...

Tyler Abayare catches a red horse carp on the Mississippi River at the Montissippi County Park downriver from the Xcel Energy nuclear power plant in Monticello, Minn., on Friday, March 24, 2023. Abayare fishes at this spot everyday and noticed increased activity including people taking water samples around three times a week in the last 60 days. (Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP)
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(Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP)

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) — In a story published March 28, 2023, about a leak of water containing radioactive material at the Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the water leaked into the river. Officials with Xcel Energy and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency have said the water containing tritium has remained on the plant’s site and has not reached the Mississippi River.

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Correction: Xcel Energy-Nuclear Leak story