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Landowner Says Environmental Damage From Jet Fuel Spill Worse Than Thought

A month after a truck crashed and dumped a tanker load of jet fuel into Mill Creek, the environmental toll from the spill appears to be growing higher and higher.

John Johnston, a Puslinch Township landowner, worries the damage is only starting to be understood.

Last week’s thaw unleashed more fuel that had been trapped in the ice, and heavy rains flooded land around the creek with contaminated water.

He says biologists told him the flooding could kill acres of old-growth trees surrounding the creek — in addition to the toxic mess that Johnston worries has already impacted fish, otters, ducks and salamanders who live in the creek that runs through Cambridge…

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