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James River, Virginia Diesel Oil Spill

Hampton, VA, USA | 2019-Oct-27

Initial Notification: On Sunday, 27 October, 2019, both USCG Sector HamptonRoads and Virginia DEQ notified the NOAA SSC about an oil spill in the vicinity of Outlook Beach, located near the mouth of the James River. Both source and volume spilled are unknown. The product appears to be diesel fuel.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel Fuel
Total amount at risk of spill: Unknown gallons
Latitude (approximate): 36° 58.82′ North
Longitude (approximate): 76° 20.62′ West
On-Water Recovery: Unknown/Not applicable
Shoreline Cleanup: Applied
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable