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Leaking Flow Line Discharge of Crude Oil into Tabbs Bay, Baytown, TX

Baytown, TX, USA | 2022-Aug-15

Initial Notification: On August 15, 2022, a leaking flow line discharged an estimated 420 gallons of crude oil into Tabbs Bay, Baytown, Texas. Sector Houston-Galveston contacted the NOAA SSC to request input on response methods for shoreline oiling, information on resources at risk, and an informal trajectory. SSC relayed information verbally, followed by an email. OSROS are on site and the source is secure.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Crude oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 420 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 42.57′ North
Longitude (approximate): 94° 58.85′ West
On-Water Recovery: Unknown/Not applicable
Shoreline Cleanup: Applied
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable