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50 gal diesel spill Old Fort Bayou NRC 1269451

Ocean Springs, MS | 2020-Jan-24

Initial Notification: At 1300 on 24 JAN 2020, USCG Sector Mobile notified SSC of an approximate 50 gallon spill of diesel into the Old Fort Bayou marsh off Highway 609 in Ocean Springs, MS. Discharge was suspected to be from a commercial vessel located near by. USCG collected samples for fingerprinting and hired an OSRO to conduct cleanup. No further support requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 30° 25.15′ North
Longitude (approximate): 88° 49.65′ West