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Ford Plant Avon Lake, OH Chemical Release

650 Miller Rd, Avon Lake, OH 44012, USA | 2017-Jun-27

Initial Notification: On June 25, 2017, the Coast Guard MSU Cleveland notified the NOAA SSC of a chemical release at the Ford Plant in Avon Lake, OH. An estimated 5,000 gallons of a paint/primer/coating material was discharged into a drain that flows into Lake Erie.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Products of concern:E-Coat
Total amount at risk of spill: 5000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 41° 29.18′ North
Longitude (approximate): 82° 3.86′ West
On-Water Recovery: Unknown/Not applicable
Shoreline Cleanup: Evaluated but not used
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable