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2022/7/29 Spills


Ohio Spills Report July 25-31th, 2022

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Ohio Spills Report July 25-31th, 2022. 1

1 Lake Erie South Watershed (6 new) 2

1a Grand River Watershed (0 new) 2

1b Ashtabula – Chagrin Rivers Watershed (2 new) 2

1 c Cuyahoga Watershed (2 new) 3

1d Black-Rocky Rivers Watershed (2 new) 3

2 Lake Erie West Watershed (2 new) 4

2a Huron – Vermillion Rivers Watershed (0) 4

2b Sandusky River Watershed (1 new) 4

2c Blanchard River Watershed (0) 4

2d Cedar-Portage Rivers Watershed (0) 4

2e Auglaize River Watershed (1 new) 4

2f Lower Maumee River Watershed (0) 4

2g Upper Wabash River Watershed (0) 4

2h St. Marys River Watershed (0) 4

2i Upper Maumee River Watershed (0) 4

2j Tiffin River Watershed (0) 4

3 Ohio River Tributaries (3 new) 4

3a Shenango River Watershed (0 new) 4

3b Mahoning River Watershed (1 new) 4

3c Upper Ohio Little Beaver River Watershed (0) 5

3d Wheeling River Watershed (0) 5

3e Hocking River Watershed (1 new) 5

3f Shade River Watershed (0) 5

3g Raccoon-Symmes River Watershed (1 new) 5

3h Middle Ohio – WhiteOak Watershed (0) 5

3i Ohio River - Laughery Watershed (0 new) 5

  1. Muskingum River Watershed (6 new) 5

4a Tuscarawas River Watershed (3 new) 5

4b Wills Creek Watershed (0) 6

4c Little Muskingum River Watershed (0) 6

4d Mohican River Watershed (0) 6

4e Walhonding River Watershed (1 new) 6

4f Licking River Watershed (2 new) 6

4g Muskingum River Watershed (0) 6

  1. Scioto River Watershed (4 new) 6

5 a Upper Scioto River Watershed (4 new) 6

5b Paint Creek Watershed (0) 7

5c Lower Scioto Watershed (0) 7

5d Little Scioto Watershed (0) 7

  1. Great Miami River Watershed (5 new) 7

6a Upper Great Miami River Watershed (1 new) 7

6b Lower Great Miami River Watershed (3 new) 7

6c Little Miami River Watershed ( 1 new) 8

Including spills of more than 40 gallons petroleum, toxic materials spills of any amount, and all spills impacting water, as reported to the Ohio EPA. Highlighted spills will be followed up with Ohio EPA authorities.

1 Lake Erie South Watershed (6 new)

1a Grand River Watershed (0 new)

  • July 15th, 2022 – In Farmington Township (Trumbull), there was a spill of transformer oil. We don’t know how much was spilled and none of the material was recovered. (41.353, -80.965) (Case#2207EPA0001072)

1b Ashtabula – Chagrin Rivers Watershed (2 new)

◆ July 16th, 2022 – Unknown amounts of non-sewage sludge were spilled in Bainbridge Township, Geauga County. No materials reported recovered.

◆ July 18th, 2022 – Unknown amounts of material blue was spilled in Russell Township, Geauga County. No material reported recovered.

  • July 9th, 2022 – in Euclid (Cuyahoga), was a 200-gallon spill of fish kill. No water body was affected. None of the material was recovered. (41.616, -81.522) (Case#2207EPA0001042) )

1 c Cuyahoga Watershed (2 new)

July 16th, 2022 – 263 gallons of an unknown material was spilled in Akron, Summit County. No material reported recovered. )

send you a secure link to process the refund on a credit card remotely July 16th, 2022 – Unknown amounts of latex were spilled in Akron, Summit County. 200 gallons were reported recovered.

Note: these two reports could be referring to the same incident.

  • July 15th, 2022 – In Cleveland (Cuyahoga) was diesel fuel spill. The amount was not reported, but none of the material was recovered. Lake Erie impacted. (41.533, -81.648)(Case#2207EPA0001076) )
  • July 14th, 2022 – In Twinsburg (Summit) was a 50-gallon spill of Cyclohexane. None of the material was recovered. (41.291)(Case#2207EPA0001067)

1d Black-Rocky Rivers Watershed (2 new)

◆ July 20th, 2022 – Unknown amounts of diesel fuel and motor oil were spilled in Lorain, Lorain County. Black River Waterway affected. No material reported recovered.

◆ July 18th, 2022 – Unknown amounts of material black were spilled in Liverpool township, Medina County. Unnamed waterway affected. No material reported recovered. (41.26, -81.954)

2 Lake Erie West Watershed (2 new)

2a Huron – Vermillion Rivers Watershed (0)

2b Sandusky River Watershed (1 new)

  • July 16th, 2022 – Unknown amounts of hydraulic oil were spilled in Sandusky, Erie County. No material reported recovered.

2c Blanchard River Watershed (0)

2d Cedar-Portage Rivers Watershed (0)

2e Auglaize River Watershed (1 new)

  • July 17th, 2022 – Diesel fuel spilled in Bath Township, Allen County. Unnamed waterway affected. No material reported recovered. (40.77, -84.072)

2f Lower Maumee River Watershed (0)

2g Upper Wabash River Watershed (0)

2h St. Marys River Watershed (0)

2i Upper Maumee River Watershed (0)

2j Tiffin River Watershed (0)

3 Ohio River Tributaries (3 new)

3a Shenango River Watershed (0 new)

3b Mahoning River Watershed (1 new)

◆ July 18th, 2022 – Unknown amounts of fuel were spilled in Liberty Township, Trumbull County. Unnamed waterway affected. 9 gallons of fuel were recovered. (41.158, -80.665)

  • July 13th, 2022 – In Youngstown (Mahoning) was a spill of sodium hypochlorite. The amount is not mentioned in the report. None of this corrosive material was recovered. (41.1, -80.647) )
  • July 13th, 2022 – in Youngstown (Mahoning) was a spill of Aluminum Sulfate. None of the material was recovered. (41.1, -80.647)(Case#2207EPA0001059)
  • July 14th, 2022 – In Newton Falls (Trumbull) was a 70-gallon spill of diesel fuel. None of the fuel was recovered. (41.196, -80.976) (Case#2207EPA0001063)
  • July 15th, 2022 – In Canfield (Mahoning) was a spill of material green. We don’t know how much was spilled but none of it was recovered from the environment. (41.034, -80.761)(Case#2207EPA1075)

3c Upper Ohio Little Beaver River Watershed (0)

3d Wheeling River Watershed (0)

3e Hocking River Watershed (1 new)

July 20th, 2022 – Unknown amounts of human sewage were spilled in Good Hope Township, Hocking County. Unnamed waterway affected. No material reported recovered. (39.598, -82.547) )

3f Shade River Watershed (0)

3g Raccoon-Symmes River Watershed (1 new)

  • July 18th, 2022 – Unknown amounts of a substance not reported were spilled in Raccoon Township, Gallia County. No material reported recovered.

3h Middle Ohio – White Oak Watershed (0)

3i Ohio River - Laughery Watershed (0 new)

  • July 9th, 2022 – In Cincinnati (Hamilton), had a reported spill of 200-gallons of transformer oil. None of the material was recovered from the environment. (39.111, -84.536) (Case#2207EPA0001038) )
  • July 14th, 2022 – In Cincinnati (Hamilton) was a spill of hydraulic oil. Amount is unknown and the material was not recovered from spill location. (39.149, -84.544)

4. Muskingum River Watershed (6 new)

4a Tuscarawas River Watershed (3 new)

◆ July 18th, 2022 – Unknown amounts of rainbow sheen (hydrocarbon) were spilled in New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas County. No material reported recovered.

◆ July 21st, 2022 – Unknown amounts of sewage sludge spilled in Wooster, Wayne County. No material reported recovered.

July 21st, 2022 – 1000 gallons of an unreported substance was spilled in Kirkwood Township, Belmont County. No material reported recovered. )

  • July 14th, 2022 – in Minerva (Columbiana/Stark/Carroll) was a 200-gallon spill of diesel fuel. None of the material was recovered from the spill location. (40.73, -81.105) (Case#2207EPA0001068)
  • July 14th, 2022- In Rittman (Wayne) was a spill of material white. The amount is not reported but none of the material was recovered from the location. (40.977, -81.793)(Case#2207EPA0001066)

4b Wills Creek Watershed (0)

4c Little Muskingum River Watershed (0)

4d Mohican River Watershed (0)

4e Walhonding River Watershed (1 new)

  • July 17th, 2022 – Material black spilled in Congress Township, Morrow County. Whetstone Creek affected. No material reported recovered.

4f Licking River Watershed (2 new)

◆ July 18th, 2022 – Unknown amounts of rainbow sheen were spilled in Union Township, Licking County. No material reported recovered.

◆ July 17th, 2022 – Unknown amount of a material not reported was spilled in Newark, Licking County. No material reported recovered.

4g Muskingum River Watershed (0)

5. Scioto River Watershed (4 new)

5a Upper Scioto River Watershed (4 new)

◆ July 21st, 2022 – Unknown amounts of motor oil was spilled in Columbus, Franklin County. No material reported recovered.

◆ July 21st, 2022 – Unknown amounts of diesel fuel were spilled in Columbus, Franklin County. No material reported recovered.

◆ July 21st, 2022 – Unknown amounts of lube oil were spilled in Columbus, Franklin County. No material reported recovered.

◆ July 18th, 2022 – Unknown amounts of an unnamed material were spilled in Delaware, Delaware County. No material reported recovered.

  • July 9th, 2022 – In Columbus (Franklin), was a 50-gallon spill of diesel fuel. 39 gallons was recovered from the spill location. (39.973, -83.015) (Case#2207EPA0001040)
  • July 9th, 2022 – in Delaware (Delaware) was a spill of human sewage. We don’t know how much was spilled. None of the material was recovered. (40.29,-83.522) (Case#2207EPA0001043)
  • July 11th, 2022 – In Harrison Township (Pickaway) was a 200-gallon transformer oil spill. None of the material was recovered. (39.179, -83.003) (Case#2207EPA0001052)

5b Paint Creek Watershed (0)

5c Lower Scioto Watershed (0)

  • July 11th, 2022 – in Harrison Township (Vinton) was a 50-gallon diesel fuel spill. Middle Fork Salt Creek was impacted by the spill. None of the material was recovered. (39.27, -82.652) (Case#2207EPA0001048)

5d Little Scioto Watershed (0)

  • July 13th, 2022 – In Coal Grove (Lawrence) was a spill of diesel fuel. We don’t know how much and none of the material was recovered. (38.499, -82.652)

6. Great Miami River Watershed (5 new)

6a Upper Great Miami River Watershed (1 new)

◆ July 21st, 2022 – Unknown amounts of gasoline were spilled in Bethel Township, Clark County. No material reported recovered.

  • July 13th, 2022 – In Butler Township (Darke) was a 100-gallon spill of diesel fuel. None of the fuel was recovered from the spill location. (40.001, -84.633) (Case#2207EPA0001057)

6b Lower Great Miami River Watershed (3 new)

◆ July 19th, 2022 – 100 gallons of diesel fuel was spilled in Jefferson Township, Preble County. No material reported recovered.

◆ July 19th, 2022 – Unknown amount of fuel oil was spilled in Dayton, Montgomery County. No material reported recovered.

◆ July 19th, 2022 – Unknown amounts of diesel fuel spilled in Middletown, Butler County. 25 gallons of oil was recovered. Unnamed waterway affected. (39.475, -84.378)

6c Little Miami River Watershed ( 1 new)

◆ July 18th, 2022 – 100 gallons of transformer oil spilled in Milford, Hamilton County. No material reported recovered.















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