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Authorities respond to chemical leak at Shell refinery

April 09, 2012
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CORIO, Australia — Firefighters were called to a Shell oil refinery southwest of Melbourne, Australia, Saturday when super-heated flammable sand, used in fuel production, began leaking from a pipe, 9News reported.

A section of the plant was shut down and roads in the vicinity closed as a precaution while authorities responded to the leak, the article stated.

Air monitoring tests confirmed that no dangerous substances escaped from the refinery.

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