New Bedford, MA, Fuel Spill Won’t be Cleaned

Fuel on water. Photo/USCG

SouthCoastToday: A fuel spill in New Bedford Harbor has stretched from the Fairhaven side to the New Bedford side and cannot be mitigated, according to city officials.

Kristin Decas, the Harbor Development Commission’s executive director, said, “It’s not cleanable.”

“If this was a major event, you would call in a cleanup contractor,” said Decas. “Nature will take its course and it will burn off.”

Decas said the city was having difficulty assessing the source and the amount. The spill is in front of State Pier and on the Fairhaven side of the harbor.

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