Power plant leaks mineral oil into creek

A power transformer at the MU Power Plant failed on Sunday, leaking oil into a storm sewer.
Monday, July 9, 2007 | 3:12 p.m. CDT; updated 2:55 a.m. CDT, Thursday, July 3, 2008

Cleanup continues on Flat Branch Creek after mineral oil leaked into the waterway Sunday afternoon. The leak likely came from an overheated transformer at the MU Power Plant.