Cleanup continues at site of 19,000-gallon oil spill
April 26, 2017
A Houston-based pipeline company continued cleanup Tuesday at the site of a nearly 19,000 gallon oil spill in northwest Oklahoma that threatened a local water supply over the weekend.
Crews from Plains All American Pipeline were at the site in rural Loyal, about 60 miles (97 kilometers) northwest of Oklahoma City. The 450-barrel leak was reported Friday, but it's unclear when it started.
Oklahoma Corporation Commission spokesman Matt Skinner said roughly 70 acres of farmland are affected and that the spill reached a small creek at one point. But he says the leak was contained before it flow...