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Why was Tioga oil spill reported 12 days after the fact?

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We can only imagine what went through the mind of Tioga farmer Steve Jensen when he came upon the oil leak on the family homestead two weeks ago while harvesting wheat.

The leak spilled about 20,600 barrels of oil onto his land -- the equivalent of 865,200 gallons or about 29 railcar tankers.

Jensen questioned why Tesoro Logistics didn't detect that more than 20,000 barrels had leaked and said he would like to see better monitoring systems put in place.

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