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Derailed Train Cars; Susquehanna River, DE

998 Stanford Bratton Dr, Millsboro, DE 19966, USA | 2018-Mar-07

Initial Notification: USCG Sector Maryland NCR notified the NOAA SSC that four empty rail cars had blown off the Susquehanna River Bridge and into the river on Friday, 2 March, 2018 during the nor'easter. USCG overseeing salvage efforts and requested an updated weather report.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Other
Tags:Railcar
Products of concern:4 Train Cars
Total amount at risk of spill: 0 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 39° 33.00′ North
Longitude (approximate): 76° 4.80′ West
On-Water Recovery: Evaluated but not used
Shoreline Cleanup: Evaluated but not used
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable