SouthCoastToday: Acushnet, New Bedford and state officials are still searching for the cause of an oil slick in the Acushnet River after finding a second spill at a nearby gas station.

Officials responded to an oil spill found in the river near the Saw Mill site on Mill Road Tuesday morning [November 26] and determined that the slick had entered the river through a Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) drain located at the Saw Mill site, according to New Bedford Fire Department Temporary District Chief Matt Ostiguy.

Read more about the Acushnet River oil spill.


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