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Hazardous Spill File Human sewage spilled in Lower Great Miami Watershed

For the week of June 3 - 9 2024 updated June 7 802 am EDT

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The most recent spills files found were reported to Ohio EPA Spill line on June 4.

Three spills were reported for this day. 75 gallons of diesel was released onto Allen Rd in West Chester Township, in Butler County and impacts Lower Great Miami Watershed. In the Licking Watershed unreported amounts of diesel and nitrogen gas was released along the OH-37 in Saint Albans Township, in Licking County. Lastly for this day, 55 gallons of Dimethylformamide which is described as an industrial solvent, was discharged off Forbes Rd in Oakwood, Cuyahoga County which is impacting the Cuyahoga 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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