Drinking Wells Safe to Drink From, Near Truck Accident, Gasoline Spill Caused by Springfield Man (Update)

Drinking wells, near the April 9 oil spill around I-91 of North Thompsonville, in Enfield are safe for drinking, according to health inspectors. West SPringfield water contamination personal injury

They were evaluated after a fuel tanker collided, rolled over and dumped over 2,500 gallons of gasoline on the southbound Exit 49 ramp of I-91 of the Massachusetts state line.

A government spokesperson stated that the wells had been safe since April 13 The spokesperson also revealed that a private agency — ATC — is keeping on eye on the drinking water as well. ATC is filing reports with the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

According to Massachusetts law enforcement, the collision occurred after 1 p.m. on April 9. The driver of the truck was Jonathan Andrew Edwards, 32, of West Springfield, Massachusetts. He did not to clear the ramp’s bend. The truck rolled, ending up on the right shoulder.

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There have been quite a few effects of drinking, or touching water pollution, which have been discovered. Symptoms of coming into contact with contaminated water are rashes, stomach issues, problems breathing, problems thinking or making decisions, developmental issues, problems reproducing and cancer.

Because of the devastating health risks of contaminated water, federal law established the Safe Drinking Water Act. This law provided guidelines for maintaining safe drinking sources. Local governments work with federal government entities to ensure that the guidelines are implemented.

Ingesting contaminated drinking water will have serious effects on your body. If you have suffered illness after drinking public water, please contact one of our experienced personal injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, by calling (617) 367-2900.