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Steamboat Creek, Norfolk, Virginia

Norfolk VA | 2021-May-25

Initial Notification: At 9:00 pm on 25 May 2021, USCG Sector Virginia notified the NOAA SSC about an unknown amount of oil being found in Steamboat Creek, Norfolk, Virginia. A potential RP has been identified. Volume spilled and cause are being investigated. USCG requested recommendations on response actions, clean-up endpoints and potential resources at risk.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 300 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 36° 53.40′ North
Longitude (approximate): 76° 17.40′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Applied
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable