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Release of Alkyl Ether Sulfate from Chemical Facility; Fieldsboro, NJ

212 Delaware Ave, Fieldsboro, NJ 08505, USA | 2024-Jun-18

Initial Notification: On June 18, 2024, the USCG Sector Delaware Bay notified the NOAA SSC of a 2,000-gallon release of alkyl ether sulfate from the Stepan Chemical Co facility in Fieldsboro, NJ. An unknown amount was released into a ditch that drains to the Delaware River.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Products of concern:alkyl ether sulfate (OS 370)
Total amount at risk of spill: 2,000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 40° 8.14′ North
Longitude (approximate): 74° 43.92′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Unknown/Not applicable
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable