Gasoline Tank Truck Spill, Long Island, NY
80 Merrick Rd, Rockville Centre, NY 11570, USA | 2022-Feb-16
Initial Notification: On February 16, 2022, the USCG Sector Long Island Sound contacted the Mid-Atlantic NOAA SSC about a gasoline tanker truck that was involved in an accident in East Rockaway, NY and was involved in a major fire. The truck was carrying approximately 11,000 gallons of gasoline and an unknown quantity of fuel from the tanker had spilled into a nearby drain. The USCG requested fate analysis and assistance from NOAA.
|Products of concern:||Gasoline|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||11,000 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||40° 39.43′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||73° 39.27′ West|