Oil spill at Pascagoula refinery poses no threat, states Chevron

Oil spill at Pascagoula refinery poses no threat, states Chevron

POSTED: Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 12:00pm

UPDATED: Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 12:04pm

It will take several days to clean up an oil spill near a Pascagoula, Mississippi refinery.

Chevron officials say the company has hired multiple contractors to remove 45 barrels of heavy oil that were released in the Bayou Casotte Channel.

A chevron inspector discovered the leak a little before 4:00 a.m. this morning.

Since then, the leaky pipe has been shut off until further notice. Chevron says the spill is not a danger to the community.
  

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