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Crude Oil Discharge into Intracoastal Waterway, Hackberry, LA

Hackberry, LA, USA | 2023-Apr-26

Initial Notification: On April 26, 2023, an estimated 30 bbls of crude oil was discharged into the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) during a pipeline pressure test (NRC#1365674). MSU Port Arthur contacted NOAA SSC to request input on cleanup methods.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Crude oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 30 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 30° 3.53′ North
Longitude (approximate): 93° 37.37′ West