Watching out after 
the West Creek spill

Environmental Protection Agency cautions outdoor enthusiasts

Photos taken shortly after the January tanker spill in West Creek show extensive torching of the rocks, trees and stream-side vegetation as a result of the post-crash fire. Anglers this summer still may see some petrochemical residue in the stream.



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Photos taken shortly after the January tanker spill in West Creek show extensive torching of the rocks, trees and stream-side vegetation as a result of the post-crash fire. Anglers this summer still may see some petrochemical residue in the stream.

The January tanker spill on West Creek still is leaving marks. This week, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Bureau of Land Management issued a caution to anglers and other…




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