30 Aug '11, 10pm

A Ramapo River Spill is Being Addressed: A local oil company is flooded after Hurricane Irene, causing oil to sp...

A Ramapo River Spill is Being Addressed: A local oil company is flooded after Hurricane Irene, causing oil to sp...

This photo was e-mailed to The Times by a reader who asked not to be identified. As hurricane cleanup continues, many residents of hard-hit areas are worrying about ancillary damage, like toxic runoff from businesses that were hit by Irene. The Times has received several notes from Tuxedo, N.Y., a town about an hour north and west of the city, expressing concern about an oil spill in the Ramapo River. Since Sunday night, residents have expressed their distress over a smell coming from the river that they have associated with M. Spiegel & Sons Oil Corporation, a local company that delivers heating oil and is known to locals as SOS fuel. The threat is potentially serious since the Ramapo is a drinking water source for thousands of people downstream. Several of SOS’s trucks and fuel storage tanks were flooded after Hurricane Irene and can be seen partially submerged in a wate...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/30/a-ramapo-river-...

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