McKenzie River Oil Spill Drill

EUGENE, Ore. — Every second counts when responding to a hazardous spill. Emergency responders were tested to see how quickly they could save Eugene’s main source of drinking water, the McKenzie River. More than 50 representatives from agencies such as EWEB, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and McKenzie Fire and Rescue took part in … Continue reading »

Bentonite Spill Cleanup at Marys River

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife released an update about bentonite spill into the Marys River in September. ODFW says the cleanup was cut short because of heavy rain. The spill happened while Northwest Natural was working on a pipe installation project and a drilling lubricant was released into the Marys … Continue reading »