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SCM Organic Chemicals; Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida | 1986-Feb-24

Initial Notification: On February 24, 1986, an estimated 1,000 gallons of terpene waste products were spilled at SCM Organic Chemicals during a power failure which allowed the product to overflow a containment berm and saturate the ground surrounding the site. Heavy sheens and fumes were reported in the Trout River as a result. USCG district 7.

Incident Details
Products of concern:Terpene
Total amount at risk of spill: 1,000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 30° 19.84′ North
Longitude (approximate): 81° 39.16′ West