Hawaii: Kilauean purkaus uhkaa geotermistä voimalaitosta
NBC reports that workers at Ormat Technologies' Puna Geothermal Plant on the Big Island of Hawaii are taking precautionary measures after a new volcanic fissure opened up near the facility. Earthquakes started on the island April 30, and it was soon followed by volcanic activity.
After the frequency of earthquakes increased dramatically, plant personnel closed and secured the facility per the emergency response plan. [rew]