Crews Work To Tame Gasoline Leak In KC

Energy costs pushed higher as oil neared $100 per barrel in November. Gasoline, diesel fuel and home heating oil all showed big gains, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007. (AP (file))
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Kansas City, Kan.--(AP) Emergency crews have responded to a gasoline leak at a fuel distribution terminal in Kansas City, Kan.

The Kansas City Star reports ( ) the gasoline spilled Sunday at the Magellan Midstream Partners petroleum terminal. No injuries were reported.

Magellan spokesman Bruce Heine in Tulsa, Okla., says the spilled gasoline is being controlled in a containment area at the facility. He says the company reported a loss of 100 barrels of gasoline but that figure could change.

The fuel leak occurred at a valve connected to an above-ground storage tank. Heine says the cause of the leak is under investigation. The Environmental Protection Agency have been notified.

Magellan's Kansas City terminal provides distribution services for gasoline and other fuels.
Information from: The Kansas City Star,