Warning after leak at Dow Corning plant in Barry

Officials at the Dow Corning chemical plant in Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan have confirmed there was a leak early on Saturday.

Hydrogen chloride leaked close to the plant’s boundary but did not cross it, a spokesperson said.

He described the leak as small, adding the site has now been given the all clear.

A warning siren was sounded at 06:30 BST for 25 minutes as a precaution to warn the local community.

Source: BBC News

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