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Calcasieu Ship Channel Discharge

Lake Charles, LA | 2019-Nov-07

Initial Notification: On November 7, 2019, MSU Lake Charles contacted NOAA SSC to request a trajectory and resources at risk analysis for a discharge of Louisiana Sweet Crude discharged from a pipeline. Discharge began approximately 2300 on November 5, 2019. Source is secure. Total discharge volume unknown at time of request.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Sweet Louisiana Crude
Total amount at risk of spill: 1,400 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 30° 7.90′ North
Longitude (approximate): 93° 19.23′ West