An estimated 336, 000-gallon oil spill just caused Alabama to declare a state of emergency

http://mic.com/articles/154438/an-estimated-336-000-gallon-oil-spill-just-caused-alabama-to-declare-a-state-of-emergency

A massive Colonial Pipeline oil spill in Shelby County, Alabama, caused four states — Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina — to declare a state of emergency this week. Excavation work is underway to dig up and repair a broken segment of pipe in the rural community, which was discovered to have sprung a leak on Sept. 9, according to a Colonial Pipeline statement issued Saturday.Yes, #gas prices did go up over night. A Colonial Pipeline leak in Shelby County, Alabama occurred on Thursday… https://t.co/84F3ZqFQGFAl.com notes that the same statement quietly increased the estimated amount of oil thought to have been spilled. Previous reports had the amount at 6,000 barrels, which is equal to about 252,000 gallons, according to Al.com. Read More

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