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Submerged Pipe Release, Huron, OH

Huron, OH | 2018-Jul-26

Initial Notification: On July 26, 2018, MSU Toledo contacted the SSC with a report of a 4” diameter pipe with a rubber cap 50 feet offshore that is discharging 1-2 droplets of unknown oil every 5-10 minutes. The droplets create a 10-12" sheen before dissipating within minutes. The USCG requested a resources at risk for the area near the pipe.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Gasoline
Latitude (approximate): 41° 22.90′ North
Longitude (approximate): 82° 28.76′ West