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Spill of Acrylic Polymer into Mill Creek, Bristol, PA

401A Old Rte 13, Bristol, PA 19007, USA | 2023-Mar-25

Initial Notification: On March 25, 2023, the USCG Sector Delaware Bay notified the NOAA SSC that there was a pipeline break at the Trinseco Altuglas facility releasing 6,500 gallons of acrylic polymer into Mill Creek. The source has been secured. USCG requesting product information and a dispersion model.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Products of concern:Acrylic Polymer
Total amount at risk of spill: 8000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 40° 5.70′ North
Longitude (approximate): 74° 51.98′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Applied
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable