wa–columbia river-oil sheen

Crews place booms to contain oil sheen on Columbia River

WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — Crews have placed oil absorbent boom on the Columbia River near Wenatchee to contain an oil-like substance that has gotten into the river.The Department of Ecology said Sunday that crews have not been to determine the source of the sheen since it was first spotted on the river Friday evening. A diesel odor was also reported in the area at the time.