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Naptha Discharge, San Jacinto River, Channelview, TX

| 2024-Jan-26

Initial Notification: On January 24, 2024, a barge collision on the San Jacinto River caused a hole in one tank of a barge, discharging approximately 400 bbls of naptha into the water (NRC#1390028). Sector Houston-Galveston contacted NOAA SSC for input on fate and effects. Phone support provided. OSROs responding, no further products requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:C-5 naptha
Total amount at risk of spill: 400 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 29° 46.53′ North
Longitude (approximate): 95° 4.50′ West