Fertilizer Barge in Tangier Sound; Tangier Sound, MD VA
Tangier Sound, MD VA | 1984-Dec-12
Initial Notification: Barge at MD-VA border Tangier Sound - western shoal of Wats Island. It has possible wing hull damage (slight stbd list noted). No spilage reported. Cargo is 301,932 gal URAN30, 30% soln URAN32, in water - components - 10.9lbs/gal. water - 42.9% ammonia nitrate, 32.2% urea, .03% ammonia, .015% rust inhibitor, remainder water. Want to know potential of environmental hazard if fertilizer is spilled.
|Latitude (approximate):||37° 48.00′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||75° 54.00′ West|