FAIRMONT, Neb. (AP) - A pipeline spill in southeast Nebraska earlier this week that leaked as much as 150 gallons of gasoline in a farm field.Lincoln television station KOLN-TV reports that San Antonio-based Nu Star Energy confirmed the leak near Fairmont.
The leak in an 8-inch diameter pipeline was discovered Wednesday by the landowner whose field was affected. The landowner reported smelling gasoline fumes.
Nu Star Energy says it immediately shut down the pipeline, which carries gasoline from Geneva to Yankton, S.D., and that no water was contaminated. The company says the spill was cleaned up and the line has since been repaired.
The cause of the leak is under investigation.