Pipeline spill closes Port Neches boat ramp



HMN-A Sunoco pipeline spill closes a Port Neches, TX boat ramp as responders clean up the area.  12 News reports that the spill is believed to be less than 15 barrels of product.

Port Neches officials have closed the boat ramp at Port Neches Park as crews work to clean up an oil spill.

According to a notice from the City of Port Neches, the spill happened early this morning from one of Sunoco’s pipelines. The spill is estimated at less than 15 barrels.

The Coast Guard, Texas General Land office and Oil mop are on the scene. A spokesperson said they are using the boat ramp at Port Neches Park for their operations and it will be closed to the public until advised.


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