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Mystery Sheen, Buffalo River

503 Elk Street, Buffalo, NY 14210, USA | 2020-Aug-14

Initial Notification: On August 14t, 2020, the USCG D9 DRAT informed the NOAA SSC of a mystery sheen and product release at a storm outfall in Buffalo, NY. The product contained in an existing boom. As of today, OSRO's have been on site for sample collection and air monitoring. Spot forecast and RAR have been requested and delivered. Mitigation plans and source identification to be determined next week after product sample has been analyzed.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Tags:Mystery Substance
Latitude (approximate): 42° 51.63′ North
Longitude (approximate): 78° 50.05′ West