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Diesel Spill Contained In Park

December 13, 2013 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming No Comments
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The Bureau of Reclamation is praising the quick action of national park and county emergency responders for preventing a diesel spill from causing serious environmental damage.  Spokesman John Redding says a hose on a pump ruptured and spewed out about 800 gallons of the fuel before the situation was stopped.  He says fortunately, nearly all of the leaked diesel fuel was contained in a concrete tank while a very small amount spilled onto the adjacent asphalt.  None of the spilled fuel came near the reservoir or the river below.

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