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Salt barge MM 619 MS River

Mississippi River, Crumrod, AR | 2018-Sep-27

Initial Notification: On 9/27/2018, the USCG Sector Lower MS River contacted the NOAA SSC regarding a sunken salt barge near Mile Marker (MM) 619 on the Mississippi River. The USCG requested fate and effects for the cargo of 3,000 tons of salt.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Products of concern:salt
Total amount at risk of spill: 3000 metric tons
Latitude (approximate): 34° 6.56′ North
Longitude (approximate): 90° 56.46′ West