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Long Is Lighting Co Release; Long Beach, NY

Long Beach, NY | 1985-Feb-11

Initial Notification: At 2030 on 2/10 EST Long Island Lighting Co reported a release of about 100,000 gal of #2 oil from a storage tank at their facility near Long Beach, NY capacity of tank is about 450,000 gal. at 0300 EST 2/11 85 18 inch booms were reported deployed at both ends of Barnum Channel (36" boom reported enroute to scene) current weather on scene: winds E less than 5kts but increasing tonight and tomorrow up to 25-35 kts w/strong gusts.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 40° 36.96′ North
Longitude (approximate): 73° 39.00′ West