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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.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
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