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Lube Oil Discharge into Columbia River, Astoria, OR

Astoria, OR, USA | 2023-Feb-12

Initial Notification: On February 12, 2023, the freighter M/V Amis Miracle began discharging an unknown amount of lube oil into the Columbia River from the Astoria Anchorage site. The leak is due to an equipment malfunction and has not yet been secured. The vessel is slowly discharging lube oil and has a max potential of 500 gallons. There is a slight sheen present and the owner is on-scene working to secure the leak.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Lube Oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 500 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 46° 12.48′ North
Longitude (approximate): 123° 47.32′ West