Initial estimates show approximately 202 barrels of ethanol spilled in Stark County today.
According to the Department of Health the spill happened when a valve transfer hose at the Richardton Ethanol Plant was accidentally left open. The ethanol plant is owned by Red Trail Energy, LLC.
The spill was found Thursday, March 29th and was reported the same day.
The spill was contained within the ethanol plant site and the Department of Health is inspecting the site.