DNREC: Calpine releases hazardous chemicals into air

DNREC is investigating the release of toxic chemicals from a power plant in Edgemoor.

The state agency says Calpine Mid-Atlantic Generation on Hay Road released an unknown amount of nitric oxide and nitrogen dioxide into the air due to a problem with a steam unit.

The substance is considered hazardous by the EPA.






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