Sulfolane Contamination Found In 285 North Pole Wells

The state has released a new report on sulfolane contamination in North Pole.  Historic spills of the industrial solvent at a local oil refinery contaminated ground water in a large area, and 285 private wells have tested positive for the chemical.  The latest information from the state confirms earlier safety precautions.

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Dan Bross is a reporter at KUAC in Fairbanks.

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