Pierce County Company Penalized $10,000 for Drilling into Jet Fuel Pipeline

Pierce County Company Penalized $10,000 for Drilling into Jet Fuel Pipeline

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A communications company in Puyallup has agreed to pay a $10,000 penalty for violating Washington state’s “Call Before You Dig” law that resulted in the puncture of a jet fuel pipeline, the State Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) announced Wednesday.

UTC officials said in a news release on Wednesday, “SEFNCO hit and punctured the 6-inch McChord Pipeline that transports jet fuel from a Tacoma tide flats refinery to Joint Base Lewis McChord,” while drilling to install a cable line near Pacific Avenue in Tacoma on Aug. 2, 2017…(Read the full story)

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