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Black Bay Chemical Totes; Black Bay, LA, USA

Black Bay, LA, USA | 2017-Jun-21

Initial Notification: On June 21, 2017, the USCG Sector New Orleans contacted the NOAA RRO regarding six (6) missing chemical storage totes from a platform located in Black Bay. The totes were discovered missing after the inclement weather event (20-21JUN2017). USCG requested information on the potential hazards of the chemicals contained in the totes.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Products of concern:(X-CHEM)P22 (~700gal) & Methanol (~150gal)
Total amount at risk of spill: 950 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 34.25′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 30.70′ West