Nearly 1,000 Gallons Of Fuel Spills At Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — The state Ecology Department says 840 gallons of heavy fuel spilled when a fuel barge overflowed as it was being filled at a terminal in Port Angeles.

The department says the spill is contained in a containment boom that was deployed during the fueling operation.

The Coast Guard and marine spill cleanup crews have responded to the spill. It was reported at 3:20 a.m. Wednesday at the Tesoro Port Angeles Terminal where the barge owned by Harley Marine Services was being filled.



Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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