Generating Station Leaks Oil

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 @ 08:06 PM gHale

There was a 4,000 gallon oil spill Friday at CP Crane Generating Station in Baltimore, officials said.

The Coast Guard Sector in Baltimore first received a report from the National Response Center Thursday of 3,000 gallons of lubrication oil in the discharge canal at CP Crane Generating Station in Baltimore. After further review, officials said they believe 4,000 gallons discharged.

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Personnel from the Maryland Department of the Environment, Clean Venture Inc. and Miller Environmental Group are on scene conducting cleanup operations, and have recovered 3,600 gallons of oil.

Approximately 100 gallons of oil released after flushing the internal piping system and contractors are recovering it.

Cleanup efforts wrapped up by the end of the week.

Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research personnel have completed their assessment of the area and found no additional impact to local wildlife.