Fuel spilled into Pascagoula River cleaned over the weekend

Ingalls Shipyard

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) – Hundreds of gallons of diesel fuel spilled into a river in Mississippi after a mechanical error at a ship builder. The fuel spilled into the mouth of the Pascagoula River from a ship at Ingalls Shipbuilding on Saturday afternoon. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality said about 500 gallons spilled early Saturday afternoon and was cleaned later Saturday.

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