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Kirby 10227

Carlton Township, AR, USA | 2019-Jan-17

Initial Notification: On January 17, 2019, the USCG Sector New Orleans called the NOAA SSC regarding a barge that ran aground on the left descending bank in the Mississippi river. The barge was carrying 10,000 lbs of Dichloromethane at the time of accident. There has been no sign of discharge.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Products of concern:N/A
Total amount at risk of spill: N/A gallons
Latitude (approximate): 33° 18.32′ North
Longitude (approximate): 91° 9.88′ West