Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Gasoline leak contaminates groundwater at Utah hotel

March 25, 2009 - Salt Lake City issued a cease and desist order against the downtown Red Lion Hotel to prevent them from pumping any more contaminated water into the city sewer system.

Guests and employees noticed a strong petroleum smell at the Red Lion Hotel on 600 South. State investigators found a leak in an underground storage tank at the Sinclair gas station next door. “It was a gasoline smell that the people in the hotel noticed and called the fire department,” said Utah Department of Environmental Quality Program Manager John Menatti.

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