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Catawba plant to test steam valve Saturday

Duke Energy officials say residents near the Catawba Nuclear Station might hear the sound of steam being released Saturday evening.

Officials say a routine test is scheduled for the plant. The test involves the release of non-radioactive steam, resulting in a sound that can be heard for no more than 10 minutes. The test is scheduled around midnight.

Authorities say there will be no danger to the public or to plant workers.

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