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BNSF Railway Train Derailment, Swinomish Channel, Anacortes, WA

Swinomish Channel, Anacortes, WA | 2023-Mar-16

Initial Notification: On March 16, 2023, the EPA Region 10 contacted the NOAA SSC that a BNSF train derailed near the Swinomish Channel, Anacortes, Washington, There is a potential of approx. 7,000 gallons of diesel. There are other loaded cars still on the tracks.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel, Lube Oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 7-10,000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 48° 27.53′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 31.03′ West