General Dynamics Company; Davisville, Rhode Island
Davisville, Rhode Island | 1985-Nov-19
Initial Notification: At approximately 1600 on November 19, 1985, the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Office, Providence, Rhode Island, was notified by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management of a chemical spill at the Davisville General Dynamics facility. The original report indicated that 400-500 gallons of a cleaning compound had been released into a storm drain which leads to a tidal basin within Narragansett Bay. The cleaning solution consisted of 10 pounds of trisodium phosphate, 10 pounds of sodium metasilicate, 5 gallons of citric acid, and 5 gallons of triethanolamine. USCG district 1.
|Products of concern:||Trisodium phosphate, sodium metasilicate, citric acid, triethanolamine|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||500 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||41° 37.04′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||71° 28.96′ West|