Power Plant Oil Spill; Beirut, Lebanon
Beirut, Lebanon | 2006-Jul-31
Initial Notification: THIS WEB SITE HAS BEEN MADE AVAILABLE AS A MEANS FOR SHARING OF INFORMATION BETWEEN FEDERAL AGENCIES. On July 13 and 15, 2006, storage tanks serving a power plant 30 km south of Beirut, Lebanon, were damaged by military conflict. Between 10,000 and 30,000 tons (2.5 to 8 Million Gallons)of heavy fuel oil was reported to have been released into the Mediterranean Sea.
|Products of concern:||IFO 150|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||8,000,000 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||33° 36.00′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||35° 24.00′ East|