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Release of Gear Oil, St. Marys River, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada

105 Queen St W, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 1Y6, Canada | 2022-Jun-09

Initial Notification: On June 9th, 2022, the GL SSC was notified by USCG Sector Sault Sainte Marie of a facility's accidental release of gear oil in the St. Mary's River. The facility is Alogma Steel Inc., and the max potential release volume is 5300 gallons. USCG is requesting trajectory support.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:gear oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 5300 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 46° 31.20′ North
Longitude (approximate): 84° 21.66′ West