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Long Island Hospital Power Plant; Quincy Bay, MA

Quincy Bay, MA | 1985-Feb-09

Initial Notification: About 5000 gal of #6 spilled into Quincy Bay, MA because of an overfileld tank at Long Island Hospital Power Plant. Estimated time fo spill was 1000 but it was not reported until 1800 when a concerned citizen saw oil in the water. At 2000 fumes could be smelled from the Weymouth Fore River Bridge Winds are from the NNW at 25 kts.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 42° 17.01′ North
Longitude (approximate): 70° 59.19′ West