Three more Washington County wells tainted with gasoline

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  • More problems have come Monday morning for homeowners in Washington County who live near a gasoline pipeline leak.

    Three more private wells have been contaminated. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources were to return and investigate the well sites on Monday morning.

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  • 56,000 gallons of gasoline leaked into at least seven wells in the area after a pipeline ruptured last week.

    Homeowners along Western Avenue in the Town of Jackson want serious answers.

    Things have become so bad there that people who live in that area have left town, and have not decided when they will return.

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  • "To hear 10 days later that neighbors 700 feet away have 500 times the amount of contamination that's good for your health, you know that's disturbing," explained John Stiemke.

    The pipeline was quickly repaired, and West Shore Pipeline also excavated tainted soil and tested nearby air and water quality.

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  • waiting for results after the DNR tested his well on Sunday.

    "We've stocked up on bottled water, limiting our showers. (I'm angry) at the lack of information."

    A public meeting on the gasoline spill has been set for Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. at the Jackson Area Community Center.