Ruptured pipeline leaks into creek
By Brandon Evans
Sunday, May 16, 2010
Opaque pearl sheens snaked over the surface of the mud-colored creek rushing high beneath the bridge. Every few seconds more puddles of the substance skimmed across the surface of the creek racing east to Lake Bridgeport. An acrid fuel smell skipped in the breeze.
They don’t know how much has leaked into the creek or how long it’s been leaking but they have determined that it’s not an environmental threat. No kidding.
Here’s what we know is in condensate from another spill:
“Oil companies have lines running all over this place,” said Brian Bernardo, an officer with Runaway Bay police department. “There’s no telling whose it is.”