Heavy Oil Spill at Port Angeles. Clean up Operations in Progress.

Port Angeles, Olympia, November 7, 2012 – major fuel oil spil occurred in Port Angeles, WA early this morning. The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology), U.S. Coast Guard, Marine Spill Response Corp (MSRC), Global Diving & Salvage (Global) and private response companies are engaged in oil spil clean up operations. 840-gallon heavy fuel oil spil was reported at 3:20 a.m. It occurred after a fuel barge owned by Harley Marine Services was overfilled during fueling operations at the Tesoro Port Angeles Terminal in Port Angeles Harbor. Ecology and Coast Guard…

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