DIESEL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DIESEL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Summit County health officials warn of possible diesel water contamination http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58351188-78/creek-summit-contamination-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58351188-78/creek-summit-contamination-county.html.csp">Summit County health officials warn of possible diesel water contamination</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T12:30:22.235-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 12:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Summit County health officials on Friday cautioned water-users downstream of a crash near Echo Creek between a semi-trailer rig and an SUV hauling a trailer to keep a lookout for possible fuel contamination. The crash occurred 5:15 p.m. Thursday on westbound Interstate 80 at mile marker 176. No injuries were reported, but the semi’s fuel tanks ruptured during the accident and leaked diesel into the creek. North Summit Fire District spokesman Tyler Rowser said that hazardous materials workers sto...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58351188@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:30:22 MDT Driller denies using diesel fuel in Utah fracking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292533-78/diesel-fracking-fracfocus-gas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292533-78/diesel-fracking-fracfocus-gas.html.csp">Driller denies using diesel fuel in Utah fracking</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T01:01:02.066-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In February 2012, Bill Barrett Corp. fracked a gas well on the West Tavaputs Plateau, injecting 263,570 gallons of fluids into it under severe pressure. Among the long list of chemicals the company initially disclosed using was diesel, a hydrocarbon no driller should inject underground without a permit because of its potential to contaminate underground drinking water sources. The well in the Peter’s Point gas field was one of 351 that an environmental watchdog says were illegally injected with...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292533@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 01:01:02 MDT