Major Walla Walla gas station leak fouling the ground beneath historic Marcus Whitman hotel, federal post office

September 29, 2023

As I read this story about my home state of Washington, this article feels like a throwback to the 1980s and ’90s, when there were leaky tanks seemingly everywhere. And not just small leaks, but major events like the one covered below. There’s quite a complex story here as far as determining the source and extent of the impact that leaky underground fuel tanks cause. It is a good reminder however that major leaks can still occur even today, 35 years after the enactment for Federal UST rules. Class A/B UST operators, read on:
NWNews | Photo and story by Anna King
Published September 21, 2023 at 3:14 PM PDT

In the swish burg of Walla Walla known for agriculture, top-rate wine and food and tourism, a mess is unfurling downtown – underground.




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