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Galveston Bay UTV

Galveston Bay. Tx | 2009-Mar-12

Initial Notification: On the morning of March 12, NOAA SSC, Charlie Henry, was notified concerning a UTV that hit a submerged object inside of Galveston Bay and was taking on water. The vessel was not leaking oil and it has 13,400 gallons of diesel onboard. The vessel is on the north side of Pelican Island.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel fuel
Total amount at risk of spill: 13,400 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 20.52′ North
Longitude (approximate): 94° 49.11′ West