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Navy OCEANA Jet Fuel Spill

2789 Potters Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452, USA | 2017-May-11

Initial Notification: USCG Sector Hampton Roads notified the NOAA SSC at 1000 hours on 11 May 2017 of a spill of JP-5 jet fuel at the US Naval Air Station (OCEANA), Norfolk, VA. An unknown amount entered a storm water drain and has made its way to the Eastern Branch of Lynnhaven Inlet. USCG has requested trajectory, weather, tides and RAR.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:JP-5
Total amount at risk of spill: 100,000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 36° 49.98′ North
Longitude (approximate): 76° 3.96′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Applied
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable