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Tiger Pass Unknown Liquid Release; Venice, LA, USA

Venice, LA, USA | 2018-Oct-17

Initial Notification: On October 17, 2018, the USCG Sector New Orleans contacted the NOAA SSC regarding the discharge of an unknown substance from 2 barrels that were spotted on the lower Mississippi River. The USCG deployed a field team to oversee the recovery of the barrels and collect a sample of the material.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Other
Products of concern:unknown
Total amount at risk of spill: 110 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 15.37′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 19.79′ West