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Jet fuel ruptured at Chevron Facility; Point Wells, Seattle, WA

Point Wells, Seattle, WA | 1985-Dec-20

Initial Notification: Pipeline rupture at Point Wells Chevron Oil facility; 168,000 gallons Jet A spilled. SPill at 1215, At 1400 ut had just reached Puget Sound. Early estimates were that 10% would reach the sound. 1500: gase from John Robinson: only 100-150 gallons reached the Sound

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 47° 46.90′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 24.23′ West