IOWA | Fuel reaching Catfish Creek near Peosta appears limited

10Aug - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



IOWA | Fuel reaching Catfish Creek near Peosta appears limited

PEOSTA, IA – Cleanup of Monday’s diesel spill near Peosta will take weeks or months, but the amount of diesel fuel that reached Catfish Creek appears limited according to the DNR.

“The large BP storage tank is now empty, and most of the diesel fuel was retained in an area around the tank.  BP has environmental contractors and cleanup crews working around the clock to recover fuel that was retained at the site,” said Tom McCarthy, DNR inspector.

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