DEQ report: Excessive toxin levels found in French Broad River after fuel spill

Laverty said “no one knows” when the leak first started. But it was first reported by someone who smelled a gasoline odor at Woodfin Park, several miles north of Asheville, and alerted the fire department. Surface water results taken before 7 p.m. at the site of the fuel spill show exceedance of the surface …