Greenville, Texas Oil Spill: Plains Pipeline Leaks Northeast Of Dallas
An oil spill was reported a how much gasoline is produced from a barrel of oil number of miles north of Greenville, Texas this week. Hunt County officials first received word of a rupture within the Plains Pipeline on Tuesday evening, KETR radio experiences. At the very least one household has been evacuated.
The extent of the harm stays unknown and cleanup will take at the very least a number of days, KLTV reviews.
A Plains All American Pipeline representative mentioned in a statement how much gasoline is produced from a barrel of oil to KETK, “Before it was stopped, this leak caused an estimated 10 barrels of crude oil to spray into the air and subsequently influence a few of the encircling space, including one dwelling.”
Workers of Dallas ABC affiliate WFAA have tweeted a number of photographs of the scene:
Just IN: One other pic of the #oil pipeline leak in how much gasoline is produced from a barrel of oil North Texas. Details forward on @wfaachannel8 pic.twitter.com/7bU6uP9JDT
— Eric Valadez (@erickdavid) November 6, 2013
#BREAKING Workers cleaning up crude oil spill next to Greenville home. pic.twitter.com/mBcqaTO88T
In Greenville, TX at site of crude oil pipeline break that lined a house in oil late last night pic.twitter.com/81NsGmst6T
— Marie Saavedra (@MSaavedraTV) November 6, 2013
#BREAKING Storage tank close to Greenville spill coated in crude oil. pic.twitter.com/DWY7ytk9KH
— Ryan Wood (@RyanWoodDFW) November 6, 2013
This week’s incident northeast of Dallas follows one other spill from a Koch Pipeline-owned line close to Austin last week. The roughly 17,000 gallon crude oil spill fouled farmland and ponds near Smithville.