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Environmental Cleanup Site Information (ECSI) Database
|Site ID: 5721||Site Name: Deception Creek Spill||CERCLIS No:|
|Address:||Highway 58 Milepost 31 Oakridge|
|County: Lane||Region: Western|
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|Investigation Status:||Suspect site requiring further investigation|
|Brownfield Site: No||NPL Site: No||Orphan Site: No||Study Area: No|
|Property:||Twnshp/Range/Sect: , ,||Tax Lots:|
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A tanker truck and trailer hauling fuel for Cascade Petroleum Transportation Inc., Portland, crashed while heading eastbound on State Highway 58, about five miles west of Oakridge, near Milepost 31.5, at about 9 a.m. Monday, March 12.
The trailer spilled approx. 3,100 gallons of gasoline and 2,500 gallons of diesel fuel into roadside ditch. The truck containing 4,400 gallons of gasoline did not spill any of its contents. Remaining fuel was safely pumped out of truck.
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1400 cubic yards of petroleum-contaminated soil was removed from the site and properly disposed of at Coffin Butte Landfill near Corvallis.
Minute detections of petroleum compounds were detected in nearby Middle Fork Willamette River; public water systems downstream were notified. Results from samples collected Thursday 3/15 showed less than one part-per-billion benzene where runoff from spill site area enters Middle Fork Willamette. Other river sampling points did not detect contaminants.
Initial drinking water well sampling showed no detections of contamination.
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|Action||Start Date||Compl. Date||Resp. Staff||Lead Pgm|
|Site Screening recommended (EV) (Primary Action)||04/17/2012||04/17/2012||John Gebb||ERP|
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