New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officials are asking for the public’s help to learn more about a petroleum spill that occurred last month.
DEC officials said the spill happened on Tuesday, June 10. The largest portions of the spill were found at 480 Bridge St., near the Selkirk Fire Station.
The spill was estimated to be about 50 gallons at the point of the puddle. Additional spillage was found along more than a mile of roadway, about one foot onto the grass off the road.
The oil was cleaned up by the DEC and officials are investigating the cause of the incident.
Anyone with knowledge of the spill is asked to contact the DEC at (877) 457-5680. Individuals may remain anonymous. Callers should advise the dispatcher they’re calling with information regarding the Selkirk spill.