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Ethylene Glycol Drums, Sea Rim State Park

State Hwy 87, Sabine Pass, TX 77655, USA | 2017-May-24

Initial Notification: On May 23 & 24, 2017, 55 gallon drums (2 drums total) containing etheylene glycol were found on the beach of Sea Rim State Park, Sabine, TX. The drum discovered May 23 did not appear to have released any contents, the drum discovered May 24 was leaking slightly. USCG MSU Port Arthur contacted NOAA SSC to request information on listed species potentially in the response area.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Products of concern:Ethylene Glycol
Total amount at risk of spill: 110 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 40.72′ North
Longitude (approximate): 94° 0.95′ West