‘Tens of thousands of gallons’ of foam fouls West Haven river as Yale fire suppression system malfunctions

Sep 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Pollution

WEST HAVEN — “Tens of thousands of gallons” of a flame-suppressing chemical foam is believed to have spread from a broken pipe fitting at Yale University’s West Campus into the Oyster River, authorities said this morning.

The foam is not harmful to people, officials said, but fish die off has been reported.

via ‘Tens of thousands of gallons’ of foam fouls West Haven river as Yale fire suppression system malfunctions – The New Haven Register.

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