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‘It’s A Big One’: Iowa Pipeline Leaks Nearly 140,000 Gallons Of Diesel : The Two-Way : NPR

An underground pipeline that runs through multiple Midwestern states has leaked an estimated 138,000 gallons of diesel fuel, according to the company that owns it, Magellan Midstream Partners.

Clay Masters of Iowa Public Radio reported diesel leaking from a 12-inch underground pipe was initially spotted in a farm field in north-central Worth County, Iowa, on Wednesday morning. Officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Iowa Department of Natural Resources joined representatives of Magellan and other local officials at the site, Masters reported.”It’s a big one — it’s significant,” Jeff Vansteenburg of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources told the Des Moines Register.

Source: ‘It’s A Big One’: Iowa Pipeline Leaks Nearly 140,000 Gallons Of Diesel : The Two-Way : NPR

If the owner is saying it’s 138k gallons I wonder what it really is.

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