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More than 1,000 gallons of fuel spill into Tennessee waterway

Fuel spill

HMN-More than 1,000 gallons of fuel has spilled into the Citico Creek, which leads to the Tennessee River.  The Times Free Press reports that a railroad company has claimed responsibility for the spill and is working to minimize its effects. More than 1,000 gallons of fuel spilled from Norfolk Southern Railway’s deButts Yard into Citico Creek on Monday evening, with ...

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1,500 gallons of diesel spills into Mass. waterway

Diesel spill

HMN-Authorities are still investigating the cause of the spill, but cleanup efforts continue in Fairhaven, Mass. ABC 6 reports that approximately 1,500 gallons of diesel spilled into the waterway Monday morning. FAIRHAVEN, Mass (WLNE) – Approximately 1500 gallons of fuel spilled into the harbor on the Fairhaven Waterfront Monday morning. The spill happened around 7:00 a.m. at WJA Fisheries on ...

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Colonial pipeline leak leads to defensive HAZMAT response

    HMN-A leak in the Colonial Pipeline near Chattanooga, TN, leads to defensive HAZMAT measures.  Multiple teams from the area deployed to put out containment boom as a precaution to prevent any product from entering the Tennessee River.  The Times Free Press reported that pipeline technicians have been notified and are responsible for any cleanup required. First responders in ...

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