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Marathon Putnam Response

Site Contact:
Jason Sewell
On Scene Coordinator


Site Location:
CR 50 S
Fillmore, IN 46128

Sept. 26 Update
EPA is currently overseeing Marathon’s 24-hour air monitoring at the spill site and in the surrounding area. Federal, state and local agencies have formed a unified command that includes: EPA, Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Putnam County Emergency Management Agency, Putnam County Health Department and Marathon.


On Monday, September 26, at 2:30 a.m., Marathon Pipeline reported a spill of natural gasoline from its Rio Pipeline, a 8-inch buried steel transmission pipeline in Fillmore (Putnam County), Indiana resulting in a sheen on Dyer Creek. Marathon shut down the pipeline and the company determined initial estimates of spill volume are 1 barrel on water and 10 barrels spilled total.