New Info on"Significant Oil Spill" in Lackawanna River

By Eyewitness News

Published 07/12 2014 11:20PM

Updated 07/16 2014 06:47PM

Scranton, Lackawanna County-Officials now say a theft lead to last week's major oil spill in the Lackawanna River.

The Department of Environmental Protection says someone stole a brass valve and fitting causing the tank to leak.

The owner of the property is paying for the clean-up and working with State Officials.

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