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Navy Pipeline Release, Pearl Harbor; Hawaii

Hawaii | 2021-Jul-19

Initial Notification: On July 19, 2021, the USCG D14 and Sector Honolulu notified the NOAA SSC that the Navy reported a release of 100 gallons of diesel fuel from a pipeline at K10 pier in Pearl Harbor due to equipment failure. The fuel was released into the water but was contained by boom. The Navy applied absorbents to clean up the spill. No wildlife was reported to be impacted. USCG reported from on-scene that there was no indication of seabirds, monk seals, or sea turtles in the area. Trustees were notified. No NOAA support was requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 100 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 21° 18.00′ North
Longitude (approximate): 157° 56.40′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Unknown/Not applicable
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable