Storage tank suspected source of Mich. gas leak

Michigan authorities say they've traced a gasoline leak to the area of a storage tank holding 14,700 barrels of fuel. Ingham County Emergency officials said in a statement Sunday that they've found higher levels of spilled gasoline as their monitoring equipment approaches the Wolverine Pipeline Co. facility. The large gasoline storage tank site is in White Oak Township, about 55 miles west of Detroit. Some of the gas flowed about a mile down an open drain by the time a farmer reported the leak Wednesday.
Anonymous
Apr 18, 2011

The county says the suspected source of the leak is a tank that can hold up to 180,000 barrels of fuel. It says that while the amount of the spill remains unknown, it's nowhere near the capacity of the tank, which was mostly empty when the leak started.

— From The Associated Press

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