More than 30,000 gallons of gas spill after pipeline leaks in Skagit Co.

State ecology workers estimate 30,000 gallons of gasoline leaked out of an Olympic Pipeline storage vault in Skagit County after a part failure this weekend.

Early Sunday morning, Federal, State, and Local agencies responded to the gasoline spill near Mount Vernon. That fuel is still being cleaned out of Bulson Creek and Hill Ditch near Conway.

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According to Skagit County officials, an estimated 30,660 gallons of gasoline was released when a pressure-check valve failed. Approximately 5,000 gallons of gasoline remained in the vault.

BP operates the Olympic Pipeline and said an alarm did sound

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