Ferndale 7-Eleven project will remove fuel pumps

7-eleven removes fuel pumps 2018-10-22
Work begins to remove fuel pumps at the 7-Eleven store located at 2090 Main Street (October 22, 2018). Photo: My Ferndale News
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In a very visible work effort on Main Street, the fuel pumps outside the 7-Eleven store at 2090 Main Street have been removed.

According to a permit issued by the City of Ferndale, the underground fuel tanks will be opened, cleaned and filled with sand and/or gravel and buried. This process, referred to as tank abandonment, is an option to removing the tanks completely and having to dispose of them elsewhere.

Company officials say 7-Eleven is discontinuing gas service at the Ferndale store but no changes to any of the other 7-Eleven products or services provided at that location is expected and they will continue to be open 24/7.

This was a store-level decision that is unrelated to any broader trend according to company officials.

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Joe Beaulaurier
Beaulaurier is the founder of My Ferndale News. As a Ferndale resident, he hopes to empower the community with free access to news that matters and makes a difference in the day-to-day challenges faced while we work and live in the Ferndale area.