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State specialists testing old city petroleum spill site

By Matt Caulder
Published in News on February 7, 2014 1:46 PM

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Hoses run from a mobile extraction unit used to pull water out of the ground before testing the site of an old gasoline spill on Jefferson Avenue. The spill happened in 1994. State environmental specialists are required to monitor the location for years following such a spill to prevent groundwater contamination.

Environmental specialists are in Goldsboro this week to do a routine check on a 1994 petroleum spill. Work began mid-week to suck up groundwater along Jefferson Avenue at Ash Street, the site of a nearly 20-year-old leak from Kangaroo Express...

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