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Lava In Hawaii Nears Power Plant

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Molten lava from the erupting Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island crept to the edge of a geothermal power plant on Monday, as workers rushed to shut down the facility to prevent the uncontrollable release of toxic gases. The race to cap three geothermal wells at the site marked the latest challenge facing authorities as they cope with what geologists rank as one of the biggest upheavals in a century from one of the world’s most active volcanoes.
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