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20% sulfuric acid Haywood, CA.

Haywood, CA | 1986-Mar-10

Initial Notification: 80,000 gallons of 20% sulfuric acid were spilled into storm drains between midnite and 7 a.m. in Haywood, CA. about 6000 gallons was 900 ppm Nickel. Drain runned into a flood plain about 4000 m from the Bay. Ph downstream, about 600 m from the plant, was 4.0. Is there a vapor problem?

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Latitude (approximate): 37° 40.13′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 4.85′ West