Intel Brief

150,000 gallons of wastewater leak in DeWitt, Iowa. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reported that around 150,000 gallons of untreated wastewater were discharged into Silver Creek in DeWitt Nov. 9. Officials were working to repair the issue and redirect wastewater into the city lagoon. ____________________________ Evacuations follow chlorine gas leak in Port Allegany. McKean […]

Intel Brief November 2016

United States takes action to address alleged renewable fuel standard violations by NGL Crude Logistics and Western Dubuque Biodiesel. The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached a $6 million settlement with Western Dubuque Biodiesel LLC October 4 to resolve alleged Renewable Fuel Standard program violations for generating renewable identification […]

Intel Brief — October 2016

Officials trying to clean up oil spill before it seeps into groundwater. Nearly 4,000 gallons of gasoline spilled near the South Fork of the Eel River in south Humboldt, California, September 11 after a petroleum tanker overturned. Officials from the California Department of Parks and Recreation were working to determine if the oil leaked into […]

Intel Brief September 2016

As much as 4,200 gallons of crude oil spill into mouth of Mississippi River. The U.S. Coast Guard reported that approximately 4,200 gallons of crude oil spilled from a Texas Petroleum Investment Co. well into the Main Pass of the Mississippi River in Louisiana Aug. 2 and 840 gallons spilled from the company’s pipeline into […]

Intel Brief August 2016

Nearly 70 people were evacuated from residences, a library, and a YMCA in Pierre after a city street crew ruptured an underground gas line. Nearly 70 people were evacuated from residences, a library, and a YMCA of the USA facility in Pierre, S.D., for about two hours June 27 while crews worked to repair a […]