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Silver Bay Marine Diesel Spill; Silver Bay, MN

Silver Bay, MN, USA | 2024-May-29

Initial Notification: On May 29, 2024, the USCG MSU Duluth contacted the SSC regarding a red dye diesel fuel spill near the Silver Bay Marina of Silver Bay, MN. The spill is reportedly a result of an overflow during an internal fuel transfer on an articulated tug and barge at approximately 0300 that morning. USCG is requesting a fate analysis.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:red dye diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 300 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 47° 16.81′ North
Longitude (approximate): 91° 15.90′ West