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Sarah Thiessen

Hazardous Spill File

For the week of May 22 - June 2 2024 updated May 31 856 am EDT

24-HOUR EMERGENCY SPILL HOTLINE 1-800-282-9378 or 614-224-0946
Report spills and environmental emergencies to Ohio EPA 24-hours a day, 365 days a year

The most recent spills file found was reported to Ohio EPA Spill line on May 26 .

Four spills were reported for this date. Unspecified amounts of gasoline has been released on Delmont Rd in Hocking Township of Fairfield County, within the Hocking Watershed. Propane was released into the air in an unreported quantity on W Union St in Walbridge, Wood County in the Cedar Portage Watershed. As noted on the headline, an unknown amount of human sewage was released on the 300 block of Old Main St in Miamisburg, in Montgomery County impacting the Lower Great Miami Watershed. To end this current date, a total amount of 250 gallons of diesel was released along Highway US-23 in Pitt Township of Wyandot County in the Sandusky Watershed.

Spills, fish kills, rainbow sheen and releases of contaminants in the state of Ohio as reported to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Response. Users of this data should be aware that inconsistencies and inaccuracies may exist if these data are compared to data from other time periods due to changes in methods of data collection and mapping.
WTOH reports spills from OEPA with the following features: 
  • 40 gallons or more of petroleum product
  • toxic chemical materials, corrosives spills of any amount
  • all spills impacting water
Spills marked with asterisk are followed up with Ohio EPA authorities for additional information on the clean-up and recovery, including notices of violation and charges under State environmental statutes, federal charges under the Clean Water Act. See Ohio CrimeBox for more information on criminal prosecutions under the CWA.

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