BELLE, W.Va. — A material release at the DuPont Plant in Belle is being contained this morning. The release was reported to Kanawha County 911 as a vapor investigation in the Amiens unit at 3:55 a.m. Saturday.
Emergency crews within the plant discovered the leak of diluted Amiens and started containment procedures. The material is being collected on site and treated.
Kanawha County authorities are on site, but did NOT issue a shelter in place notice. They say there is no impact to residents outside the plant. They have been investigation for vapor detection outside the plant and there was none.
Officials say the material leaked was already diluted and if there was a release it would be minimal, but none had occurred off the plant site.