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Crowley Barge 650-2 Crude Oil Spill

Anacortes, WA | 2019-Nov-16

Initial Notification: Saturday, November 16, 2019 3:14 AM - An estimated 20 gallons of Alaska North Slope Crude was spilled onto the deck of a barge during transfer operations in North Puget Sound, Washington. It was estimated that 5 gallons entered the water. On Sunday morning, Washington State's Department of Ecology gave final approval of the cleanup. Investigation into root cause is ongoing.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 48° 30.27′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 34.49′ West