Oil Discharge at Calcasieu Point Landing, Lake Charles, LA
Lake Charles, LA | 2022-Nov-28
Initial Notification: On November 28, 2022, oil was reported on the boat ramp at Calcasieu Point Landing, Louisiana (NRC#1352522). Source has been identified as the tanks at Martin Energy Services, just upstream. A tank discharged used lube oil into the secondary containment area, which then discharged into the water. An OSRO is on-site, placing boom. The exact volume discharged is unknown at this time. Oiled pelicans have been reported. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is engaged. Trajectory requested.
|Products of concern:||Used lube oil, waste oil|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||6400 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||30° 6.33′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||93° 18.32′ West|