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Synthetic Oil Spill Blount Island Jacksonville, FL; Jacksonville, FL, USA

Jacksonville, FL, USA | 2018-Aug-22

Initial Notification: On August 22, 2018, the USCG Sector Jacksonville reported a 2800 gallon spill of a sythetic oil ( Amalie XLO Ultimate Synthetic Blend 15W40) from a tank on the deck of a barge at the Blount Island terminal in Jacksonville, FL. NOAA OR&R was requested to provide a trajectory, oil fate, weather forecast and a resources at risk report.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Synthetic oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 2800 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 30° 22.80′ North
Longitude (approximate): 81° 36.60′ West