What is the environmental impact?

Crews were able to place absorbent booms and other materials to prevent the fuel from entering the Bay. At this time, no impacts east of Smith Ranch Road and Yosemite Road have been observed.

Three agents with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife evaluated the impact area on Thursday and had no concerns that the fuel had entered the Bay. Marin County Public Works will continue to work with and follow any guidance from the state Department of Fish and Wildlife in response to this incident.

On the day of the incident, Clean Harbors, a company specializing in cleaning up these types of incidents, was called to handle remediation work. This work has included monitoring nearby storm drains and waterways, flushing systems, removing impacted soil, and additional efforts. All contaminated materials will be transported, stored, and disposed of according to all environmental laws, regulations and best management practices.

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