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Spill of Ethylhexyl Nitrate (Diesel Additive), Cap Sante Marina, Anacortes, WA

Rotary Park, 517 6th St, Anacortes, WA 98221, USA | 2022-May-10

Initial Notification: On May 10, a tote carrying ethylhexyl nitrate (a diesel additive) was punctured by a forklift and spilled 130 gallons of the product on the ground and about 20-25 gallons into the water at the Cap Sante Marina in Anacortes WA. USCG and WA ECY were on-scene for containment and cleanup. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound notified NOAA NW Regional Response officer for incident awareness, no products or support requested at this time.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Products of concern:Ethylhexyl Nitrate
Total amount at risk of spill: 130 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 48° 30.96′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 36.38′ West