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120 Tom Smith LaneLivingston, TN 38570
During the night of 7/10-7/11, a positive pressure line to an injection well burst at an Ohio Kentucky Oil Company well and tank battery. Several thousand gallons of brine water with crude oil was released to a roadside drainage ditch and traveled downstream between several residences. The release was discovered by a nearby resident at 0930hrs on 7/11 then reported by TEMA to the NRC by 1250hrs CST. Ohio Kentucky Oil Company responded during the afternoon of 7/11 to shut down the pump station and begin collecting spilled materials. TDEC responded to the event along with TEMA and Overton County EMA. After discussions with the TDEC personnel onsite, EPA Phone Duty dispatched OSC Matt Huyser.