By Andrew Cluley
Ypsilanti, MI – Seven years after it was first discovered, clean-up efforts will begin this fall on gasoline that leaked from an Ypsilanti gas station.
The underground plume has spread east from the BP station at Huron and Spring Street all the way to the Huron River under Visteon's property.
Trimedia Consultants engineer Bob Steede says an ozone compound will injected from some 20 wells to be drilled in the area to breakdown the gasoline. He says the cleanup will take about three years, and cost the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality about 300-thousand dollars.
Cleanup had been delayed by the gas station's former owner's bankruptcy.