As news of the fuel oil spill into the Hominy Creek here in West Asheville circulates, people are asking what can they do to assist.

Monitor the booms placed in the creek. If you see any of them not containing the fuel or hanging out of the water, contact Neo Corporations Emergency Line: 1-800-222-6361.

If you see oil in the French Broad River downstream from Hominy Creek, report it to Western North Carolina Alliance at or (828) 258-8737.

As reported in local news:

Thank you to Asheville GreenWorks, Friends of Hominy Creek Greenway and our local French Broad Riverkeeper for images and follow up. Find additional updates on their Facebook pages:

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