Susan Buckley, RN, Director, Public Health
Ira Singh, MPH, Deputy Director
Donald I. Baird, MD, Health Officer

Division of Environmental Health


Date Released: 3/6/2009
Subject: Salmon Creek Discharge News Release
Contact: Melissa Martel, Interim Director, Environmental Health Division
Phone: (707) 445-6215

The California Highway Patrol reported that a vehicle accident at 2:01 pm, Thursday, March 5, 2009 resulted in the discharge of approximately three gallons of gasoline into a storm drain which drains into Salmon Creek and ultimately into the Pacific Ocean. Investigation is underway to determine the circumstances leading to the overturned vehicle.


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