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Baytown Ditch Discharge

Baytown, TX | 2021-Jun-17

Initial Notification: On June 17, 2021 Sector Houston-Galveston contacted NOAA SSC to request evaluation low pressure vegetation washing for an estimated 20-25 bbl light crude oil (32 API) discharged into a ditch (NRC#1307083). Discharge adjacent to, but not threatening navigable waters. Oil recovery ongoing in ditch/pond. Phone support provided.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Light Crude Oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 25 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 29° 42.70′ North
Longitude (approximate): 94° 58.79′ West