Comments for: Toxic oil mixture illegally dumped into Portland catch basins, DEP investigating

Posted July 13, 2012, at 1:16 p.m.

PORTLAND | An illegal fuel dump into city catch basins this week threatened to emit poisonous vapors in nearby homes, according to Portland city officials who uncovered the activity. Portland police and Public Services Department workers determined that between 150 and 200 gallons of a toxic fuel mixture were …

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