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Jet Fuel Spill at Norfolk Naval Shipyard; Norfolk, VA

Norfolk, VA, USA | 2023-Oct-28

Initial Notification: At 0700 on 28 October 2023, USCG Sector Virginia notified the NOAA SSC that there was a jet fuel release at the NASSCO Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Norfolk, Virginia. As much as 300 gallons of jP-5 fuel may have been spilled. Sector has not requested any NOAA support at this time.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Jet Fuel
Total amount at risk of spill: 300 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 36° 57.47′ North
Longitude (approximate): 76° 19.39′ West