Department of Ecology News Release - June 1, 2013

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Ecology and U.S. Coast Guard responding to diesel spill in Gig Harbor

SPOKANE – The state Department of Ecology, the U.S. Coast guard, and Gig Harbor Fire Department are responding to a diesel spill in Gig Harbor.

Ecology received a reported spill of approximately100 gallons of diesel into the harbor from a private pleasure craft.

More information about the spill will be provided as soon as it becomes available.

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Media Contacts:

Brook Beeler, Department of Ecology media relations; 509-290-0855

Zac Crawford, U.S. Coast Guard media relations; 206-251-3237

For more information:

Ecology Spills Program (/www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/spills/spills.html)

Ecology’s social media (www.ecy.wa.gov/about/newmedia.html)