Gallery: Oil Tanks Found Leaking into Upstate New York’s Pepacton Drink...

A forgotten oil tank submerged in Pepacton Reservoir, which supplies potable water to Upstate New York, was recently found to be leaking oil into the reservoir’s water. The leak was discovered after people started noticing that the water’s surface was slick with an oily sheen, and the Department of Environmental Protection was shocked when they found two leftover oil tanks still submerged. After investigation, two pipers were found to be spewing gasoline directly into the store of drinking water .

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