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Bucket of Engine Oil Washed up at Sitka Sedge State Natural Area, OR

Tierra Del Mar, OR | 2023-Apr-01

Initial Notification: On April 1, 2023, the USCG Sector Columbia River contacted the Pacific Northwest SSC about a 5-gallon bucket of engine oil that washed up at Sitka Sedge State Natural Area, Oregon, and reports of oil droplets along a half-mile of beach. Phone support for oil behavior, response considerations, and resources at risk was provided.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:engine oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 5 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 45° 16.30′ North
Longitude (approximate): 123° 57.97′ West