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Lower underflow dam structure following another rain event.  Dam has not achieved elevation required to pass through water and clean-up crews are working to absorb contained petroleum.<br />Date Taken: 5/26/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.802960511835<br />Longitude: -110.094298576965<br />Tags:
Lower underflow dam structure during construction.<br />Date Taken: 5/24/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.8028685403149<br />Longitude: -110.094470238342<br />Tags:
EPA sanctioned attempt to ignite the pooled petroleum and determine if in-situ burning was a viable response strategy for the oil in the wash.<br />Date Taken: 5/22/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.8080666666667<br />Longitude: -110.07205<br />Tags:
Upper underflow dam base, prior to installation of the flow-through pipes, just below temporary containment ponds and the well pad.<br />Date Taken: 5/22/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.81045<br />Longitude: -110.063333333333<br />Tags:
Largest pool of oil found.  For reference the bottle on the opposite shore is a gatorade bottle.<br />Date Taken: 5/22/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.8050298396515<br />Longitude: -110.083116447582<br />Tags:
Pooled oil and impacted soil along canyon edge.<br />Date Taken: 5/22/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.8041166666667<br />Longitude: -110.08175<br />Tags:
Pooled oil in another lower drop.<br />Date Taken: 5/22/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.8041666666667<br />Longitude: -110.0799<br />Tags:
Pool of oil below cascade drop.<br />Date Taken: 5/22/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.8044833333333<br />Longitude: -110.079983333333<br />Tags:
Pooled oil in eroded sandstone.<br />Date Taken: 5/22/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.8045333333333<br />Longitude: -110.079833333333<br />Tags:
More pooled oil below a drop.<br />Date Taken: 5/22/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.8045666666667<br />Longitude: -110.0791<br />Tags:
Walking the wash.<br />Date Taken: 5/22/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.80465<br />Longitude: -110.079<br />Tags:
Pooled oil and impacted soils.<br />Date Taken: 5/22/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.8051166666667<br />Longitude: -110.078816666667<br />Tags:
Stained soil, deposited oil and salt in the wash.<br />Date Taken: 5/22/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.8051333333333<br />Longitude: -110.078533333333<br />Tags:
Pooled oil and stained soil further down the wash.<br />Date Taken: 5/22/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.8075333333333<br />Longitude: -110.0721<br />Tags:
Pools of oil and impacted soils.<br />Date Taken: 5/22/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.8075833333333<br />Longitude: -110.072016666667<br />Tags:
Additional pools of oil and crystallized salt.<br />Date Taken: 5/22/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.8078666666667<br />Longitude: -110.071816666667<br />Tags:
More pooled oil and emulsified crude constituents.<br />Date Taken: 5/22/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.80785<br />Longitude: -110.071816666667<br />Tags:
Impacted soil with salt crystals and oil.<br />Date Taken: 5/22/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.8090166666667<br />Longitude: -110.068616666667<br />Tags:
Pooled petroleum in wash.  Emulsified product and a layer of kerosene/diesel-like oil.<br />Date Taken: 5/22/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.80925<br />Longitude: -110.067466666667<br />Tags:
More impacts in the wash.  Contaminated soil bounded by green sludge on either side.  Most of remainder is simply wet dirt.<br />Date Taken: 5/22/2014<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 38.80885<br />Longitude: -110.06705<br />Tags:

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