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UC Berkeley Diesel Spill

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UC Berkeley Diesel Spill - December 2011

At approximately 7 p.m. on Dec. 10, U.C. Berkeley authorities received notification of diesel spill from a fuel tank maintained for the emergency generators, into the basement of one of its buildings. Approximately 1,700 gallons of diesel fuel spilled into Strawberry Creek, which leads to the Berkeley Marina. The Department of Fish and Wildlife, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Coast Guard have responded to aid U.C. Berkeley officials.

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Picture of the DFG Shield

UC Berkeley Diesel Spill - December 2011

At approximately 7 p.m. on Dec. 10, U.C. Berkeley authorities received notification of diesel spill from a fuel tank maintained for the emergency generators, into the basement of one of its buildings. Approximately 1,700 gallons of diesel fuel spilled into Strawberry Creek, which leads to the Berkeley Marina. The Department of Fish and Wildlife, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Coast Guard have responded to aid U.C. Berkeley officials.

Follow us on Twitter @CalSpillWatch