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Limetree Bay Sets Up Car Wash, Water Distribution For People Affected By Flare

CHRISTIANSTED — Limetree Bay refinery set up an Event Response Center to aid members of the community who were impacted by the May 12, 2021 flare incident.

“Car wash stations and water distribution is available for affected residents,” Limetree Bay said.

The Event Response Center is located in the Limetree Bay parking lot on the Hess Road. Its hours of operation are from 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

“Residents who were impacted by the release can contact Limetree’s Incident Hotline at (340) 692-3199 to file a report or schedule water delivery, if applicable,” the refinery said on social media.

Text LBRCOM to 333-111 to opt-in for updates on Limetree’s response.

The Event Response Center will be available until June 30, 2021, the refinery said.

Meanwhile, members of the St. Croix community asked Limetree Bay questions on its Facebook page, but did not get a reply.

“What about all of the surfaces that can’t get wiped down?” Patrick Ross said. “What about the run off? How much oil was leaked?”

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