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Barge Carrying Styrene Grounded on Tombigbee River, Pickensville, AL

Pickensville, AL, USA | 2022-Feb-24

Initial Notification: On February 24, 2022, the USCG Sector Mobile notified the SSC of an incident involving a barge carrying 17,700 barrels of styrene. The barge is reportedly grounded near mile marker 310 on the Tombigbee River. USCG is requesting support on hazard analysis.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Products of concern:Styrene
Total amount at risk of spill: 17,700 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 33° 15.28′ North
Longitude (approximate): 88° 18.28′ West