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Corpus Christi Inner Harbor Mystery Spill; Corpus Christi, TX

Corpus Christi, TX | 2019-Oct-10

Initial Notification: On October 10, 2019 Sector Corpus Christi notified NOAA SSC about an ongoing incident in the Corpus Christi Inner Harbor. Sector Corpus initially responded to a mystery discharge on September 25, 2019. Discharge continued, and appears to be from saturated soils around a buried pipeline. A pinhole leak was discovered in the pipeline and has been patched.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 178 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 27° 49.13′ North
Longitude (approximate): 97° 26.78′ West