Oil in Utah leaked from quarter-size hole

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Posted: Jun 14, 2010 2:28 PM by Brian Waldrep
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Oil, Leak, Utah

Chevron says a hole the size of a quarter, caused 33,000 gallons of oil to leak into a creek in Salt Lake City.

Refinery officials say the leak was caused by an electrical arc that traveled through a metal fence post.

The spill has coated about 300 birds at area creeks and ponds.

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