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Pipeline Spill Huntington Beach, CA; United States

United States | 2021-Oct-02

Initial Notification: At 0840 hrs on 02-OCT-2021, USCG Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach contacted their NOAA SSC regarding a spill report. NRC Report No. 1318437 described an unknown sheen in the water at 1813 hrs local time on 01-OCT. Roughly 45 minutes later, a SENTINEL 1-A satellite image was obtained that became the basis for a NESDIS Marine Pollution Surveillance Report (MPSR) issued at 0015 hrs local (0815 UTC) on 02-OCT. USCG field teams investigating the reports in the morning, observed a large area of thick in the vicinity of the NRC and MPSR reports, black oil roughly 3.25 NM offshore and requested trajectory support.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Crude Oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 588 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 33° 38.28′ North
Longitude (approximate): 118° 5.20′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Applied
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable