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Port Isabel Barge Collision

Port Isabel, TX | 2021-Jul-03

Initial Notification: On July 3, 2021, the NOAA SSC received notification from the state of Texas Scientific Support Coordinator that a two barge collision had occurred in the turning basin at Port Isabel, TX. The collision has resulted in a continuous release of gasoline estimated to be 5-10 gallons per minute.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 26° 3.64′ North
Longitude (approximate): 97° 12.82′ West