Hydraulic Fluid Spills in South Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s smooth sailing on 30th Avenue in Eugene, after a little mess Wednesday afternoon. It slowed down traffic in the area while Sanipac crews laid down and swept up absorbent, after a hydraulic line on one of its trucks burst while on a route. Witnesses say it leaked fluid from the top … Continue reading »

Oil Spill Exercise in Dexter

DEXTER, Ore. — While an oil spill isn’t likely, a number of local agencies are being proactive by practicing how they would respond if oil were to spill into the middle fork of the Willamette River. On Wednesday an orange boom lined the banks of the river, something you’d usually only see after oil spilled … Continue reading »