SAD 17 addressing absent oil spill plans


OXFORD — SAD 17 officials will consult with engineers after a Maine Department of Environmental Protection report found a series issues with how the school district stores oil.

In a 12-page inspection report released Wednesday, the DEP told school officials to have engineers evaluate the condition of oil storage tanks, safety alarm systems, and how the district disposes of spilled oil.

The report recommended the immediate inspection of a 11,400 above-ground gallon oil at the Paris Elementary School after finding boiler water had ‘severely’ eroded supports and the bottom of the tank casing…

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