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Diesel Discharge, Rollover Bay, TX

950 N Bauer Ln, Gilchrist, TX 77617, USA | 2018-Mar-29

Initial Notification: On March 29, 2018, the USCG notified NOAA of a small diesel spill at Rollover Island and Rollover Bay near Port Bolivar, TX. The incident occurred when an excavator on land caught fire and released diesel into the water. The maximum case discharge is 300 gallons of diesel, and the likely amount is closer to 50-60 gallons. MSU Texas City requested a Resources at Risk.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 30 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 30.61′ North
Longitude (approximate): 94° 30.11′ West