Diesel cleanup advances to next phase

CHENEY — Cleanup of the diesel spill from the Chevron gas station at 2302 1st St. has transitioned from the response phase into a “toxic control phase” according to a report given by Fire Chief Tom Jenkins at the regular meeting of the City Council on Aug. 8

According to the Department of Ecology, the toxic control phase entails periodic monitoring of the site and different clean up methods

About 85,000 gallons of emulsified water, that is, water which has been contaminated with diesel fuel, has been removed from the site and surrounding areas, according to staff report from Chief Tom Jenkins....


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