Sunken Barge MM501
South of Valewood, MS | 2016-Jan-25
Initial Notification: On January 25, 2016, the USCG Sector Lower Mississippi River notified the NOAA SSC regarding a sunken barge containing liquid urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) at River Mile Marker 501 on the Mississippi River. Information regarding potential fate and effects of product release was requested.
|Products of concern:||urea ammonium nitrate (UAN)|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||24,620 barrels|
|Latitude (approximate):||32° 57.12′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||91° 6.30′ West|