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Oil Pipeline Discharge into Cahokia Canal, Edwardsville, IL

Cahokia Canal, Edwardsville, IL | 2022-Mar-14

Initial Notification: On March 14, 2022, USEPA Region 5 contacted the NOAA SSC regarding a 3,000 barrel oil pipeline discharge into the Cahokia Canal (trib to Miss River) near Edwardsville, IL on 11 MAR. USEPA requested spot forecast and any available information on forecasted water levels. NOAA SSC requested spot forecast from NWS St. Louis and provided links and synopsis of water gauges.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 3000 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 38° 49.44′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 58.48′ West