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Erickson Fuel Company Oil Spill

Site Contact:
Daniel Burgo


Site Location:
600 Boston Ave
Medford, MA 02155

Mass DEP Northeast Office received a call on Monday 01/06/2014 for a release of diesel fuel at the Erickson Fuel Company located at 600 Boston Ave in Medford. The release originated from a parked diesel fuel delivery truck sometime during Sunday night into Monday morning and is estimated at 1500 gallons. The fuel impacted the truck yard and the storm drainage system that lead into the Mystic River at Route 16 and Route 93. OSC England was sent to the scene to issue a NOFI and investigate the facilitates applicability to the SPCC Rule.

For additional information, visit the Pollution/Situation Report (Pol/Sitreps) section.