Oil Discharge in Tabbs Bay, Baytown, TX
Galveston Bay, TX | 2022-May-03
Initial Notification: On April 30, 2022, a mystery oil sheen was reported in Tabbs Bay, Texas near Goose Creek. The discharge is believed to be crude oil from a pipeline or well. On May 3, the USCG Sector Houston contacted the NOAA SSC for assistance with consultation procedures. Phone support was provided. A hydrologic survey to identify the source has been conducted. An OSRO will be on site on May 5 to deploy containment and boom.
|Products of concern:||Crude Oil|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||Unknown gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||29° 42.75′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||94° 59.37′ West|