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Monticello nuclear plant shuts down to replace valve

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MONTICELLO, Minn. (AP) — Operators have temporarily shut down the Monticello nuclear power plant to replace a safety relief valve.

Xcel Energy says the valve protects the plant's main steam line system from over pressure conditions. The Minneapolis-based company says the shutdown is not expected to be lengthy, and poses no danger to the public or plant workers.

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