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More Drilling at Roebling Oil Field

March 31st, 2008 · No Comments

Roebling Oil Field Pile Driver

As we noted last week via an email we got, work has started on an expansion of the Roebling Oil Field project, aka the Roebling Oil Building and/or Warehouse 11. We found the pile driver on scene on Sunday and a petroleum-like smell wafting from the scene, though as far as we could tell the aroma was coming from the creosote soaked piles that are being driven. The interesting part will come when the site is excavated. Was the oil contamination on the site limited to the end of the property where the pollution was removed and the building has already been put up or is there more to clean up?

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