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Cooper River Mystery Sheen

North Charleston, SC | 2021-May-04

Initial Notification: USCG Sector Charleston contacted the SSC at 1430 to report a significant sheen reported and observed in the Cooper River in the area of the North Charleston terminal. The initial report came in at approximately 0700 on 04 May 2021. The sheen source has not been identified yet. USCG reports dolphins have been observed in the vicinity of the sheen. No additional information was available for the initial notification. Updates will be submitted when received.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 32° 52.78′ North
Longitude (approximate): 79° 58.06′ West