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