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Tabbs Bay Discharge, Baytown, TX

Baytown, TX 77520, USA | 2020-Feb-01

Initial Notification: On February 1, 2020, the USCG Sector Houston was notified of 10 - 15 bbl of dark crude oil discharging into Tabbs Bay, located northeast of Texas Ship Channel. The source was reported to be a well head pipeline but the reason for the discharge is currently unknown. USCG called NOAA requesting trajectory. The source is reportedly secured.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 42.54′ North
Longitude (approximate): 94° 59.06′ West