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Pipeline Break Spills 45,000 Gallons of Diesel in Wyoming

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A diesel pipeline in Wyoming owned by a company that’s being sued by federal prosecutors over previous spills in two other states cracked open and released more than 45,000 gallons (205,000 liters) of fuel, state regulators …

Pipeline Spills 300,000 Gallons of Diesel Near New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP)–A severely corroded pipeline ruptured and spilled more than 300,000 gallons (1.1 million liters) of diesel fuel just outside New Orleans after the operator delayed needed repairs, according to federal records. Most of the fuel drained into two …

Mushrooms Being Tested For Cleaning Up Contaminated Soil

MADISON, Wis. (AP)–In the garage of a vacant farmhouse at the Marathon County landfill, mushrooms are growing in contaminated soil. The soil was the site of an oil spill in the Fox Valley. Plants won’t grow on it. It’s not …

Pipeline Break Spews 41,000 Gallons of Oilfield Wastewater

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Nearly 41,000 gallons of oilfield wastewater has spilled from a broken pipeline in western North Dakota, impacting an unknown amount of land, state regulators said Wednesday. The North Dakota Department of Environmental quality said Kansas-based Tallgrass …

Colorado Oil Train Spill Put at 6,500 Gallons

The Union Pacific Railroad says 6,500 gallons of oil spilled when a train derailed in northern Colorado on Friday. A railroad spokeswoman said cleanup operations were still underway Saturday. State officials say the spill was contained to a ditch and …