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Spill of Soybean Oil into Grand River, Painesville, OH

1145 N St Clair St, Painesville, OH 44077, USA | 2022-Aug-14

Initial Notification: On August 13, 2022, an estimated 1000 gallons of soybean oil was discharged from a Painesville, OH facility into the Grand River. The USCG MSU Cleveland contacted the NOAA SSC to confirm any possible impacts and/or hazards. The NOAA SSC shared information with USCG on natural oil (non-petroleum) spills and contacted a NOAA chemist to verify further and support the proposed action. No other requests have been made at this time.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:soybean oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 1000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 41° 44.45′ North
Longitude (approximate): 81° 15.73′ West