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Tug "Lucedale" Mile Marker 279 Ohio River; Ashton, WV 25503, USA

Ashton, WV 25503, USA | 2020-May-13

Initial Notification: On May 13, 2020, USCG MSU Huntington contacted the NOAA SSC requesting support for a Tug discharging diesel fuel at MM 279 of the Ohio River (LAT 38 40.69, LONG -82 11.039). Unknown cause, unknown amount. Worst case discharge (WCD) estimate is 2300 GAL. USCG is requesting assessment of WCD travel distance and location of nearest water intake.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:DIESEL
Total amount at risk of spill: 2300 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 38° 40.69′ North
Longitude (approximate): 82° 11.18′ West