Booms to collect spilled diesel fuel float on the North Fork of the Kentucky River on Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, in Whitesburg, Ky. A diesel spill Saturday from a Childers Oil site into the North Fork of the Kentucky River still had about 1,300 residents under a no-contact, no-consumption advisory. Photo by Dori Hjalmarson
Booms to collect spilled diesel fuel float on the North Fork of the Kentucky River on Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, in Whitesburg, Ky. A diesel spill Saturday from a Childers Oil site into the North Fork of the Kentucky River still had about 1,300 residents under a no-contact, no-consumption advisory. Photo by Dori Hjalmarson
Booms to collect spilled diesel fuel float on the North Fork of the Kentucky River on Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, in Whitesburg, Ky. A diesel spill Saturday from a Childers Oil site into the North Fork of the Kentucky River still had about 1,300 residents under a no-contact, no-consumption advisory. Photo by Dori Hjalmarson

Diesel-fuel is the cause of Whitesburg water contamination, official says

February 15, 2011 12:00 AM

UPDATED November 10, 2015 12:36 PM

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