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Release of Degreaser into Salmon Bay Ship Canal, Seattle, WA

5351 24TH AVE NW SEATTLE, WA 98107 | 2022-Apr-25

Initial Notification: ON April 25, 2022, the USCG Pollution Response Team contacted NOAA SSC regarding a release of 50 gallons of International 950-degreaser material into the Salmon Bay Ship canal. The material has since completely dissipated, but the Pollution Response Team has concerns about potential long-term effects to aquatic life in the area.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Products of concern:International 950-Cleaner
Total amount at risk of spill: 50 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 47° 40.05′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 23.50′ West