DEEP responding to large diesel spill in Montville - WFSB 3 Connecticut

DEEP responding to large diesel spill in Montville

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MONTVILLE, CT (WFSB) -

Environmental officials said they are working on a large diesel leak in Montville.

600 gallons of fuel from a backup generating system escaped at a water treatment plant, according to the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

The plant was treating water from Norwich. Officials said there is no threat to drinking water supplies.

Officials said the spill is largely contained and a soil excavation is underway.

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