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#2 Oil Release

Ohio River near Blairsville, OH | 2014-Aug-19

Initial Notification: On August 19, 2014, the NOAA SSC was notified of a release of #2 fuel oil into the Ohio River that had occurred at approximately midnight the prior evening. USCG Sector Ohio Valley requested oil transport and fate analysis. Corresponds to NRC Notification #1092727

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:#2 oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 20,000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 38° 59.47′ North
Longitude (approximate): 84° 17.87′ West