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Possible mystery spill; East San Francisco Bay, CA

East San Francisco Bay, CA | 2015-Jan-16

Initial Notification: On January 16, 2015, the USCG Sector San Francisco notified the NOAA SSC of a bird stranding event along the Eastern shore of San Francisco Bay (between San Mateo Bridge and Alameda’s Robert Crown Regional Park). Initial reports suggested that affected birds may be oiled, but later reports and feather analyses determined that the substance was a non-petroleum substance.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Other
Products of concern:Non-petroleum substance
Latitude (approximate): 37° 45.04′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 16.75′ West