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Ethanol Release in Port of Palm Beach, FL

Riviera Beach, FL, USA | 2022-Mar-02

Initial Notification: Om March 2, 2022, the USCG notified the NOAA SSC that approximately 6500 gallons of ethanol had spilled in the Port of Palm Beach Florida. Discussions with the State of Florida SSC provided that the Department of Environmental Protection had confirmed the ethanol was a food grade product. The SSC was asked to provide information pertaining to the fate and effects of the product, any resource concerns and potential movement of the product following the spill.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Other
Latitude (approximate): 26° 46.11′ North
Longitude (approximate): 80° 2.98′ West