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Spills


Ohio Spills Report January 2 st – January 8th , 2023

150000 gallons of trade name mixture reported spilled in Lower Maumee River watershed

2000 gallons ethylene glycol reported spilled in Sandusky River watershed

60 gallons of styrene reported spilled in Middle Ohio – Laughery watershed

 

Contents

Ohio Spills Report Jan 2nd – 8th , 2023

1 Lake Erie South Watershed (2)

2 Lake Erie West Watershed (4)

3 Ohio River Tributaries (4)

  1. Muskingum River Watershed (6)
  2. Scioto River Watershed (3)
  3. Great Miami River Watershed (4)

 

Listing spills reported to the Ohio EPA, including but not limited to the following: 

  • 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.


Watershed Area

Petroleum

Toxic/Unknown

Impacting Water

Lake Erie

2

4

2

Ohio River Tribs

2

2

0

Muskingum River

6

0

0

Scioto River

0

3

1

Great Miami River

2

2

1

Totals

12

11

4

 

1 Lake Erie South Watershed (2)

1a Grand River Watershed (0)

1b Ashtabula – Chagrin Rivers Watershed (0)

1 c Cuyahoga Watershed (2)

  • Dec 31 – 30 gallons jet fuel reported spilled in Cleveland – Cuyahoga – unnamed waterbody affected *
  • Dec 30 – fish kill noted in Cleveland – Cuyahoga – unnamed waterbody affected *

1d Black River Rocky River Watershed (0)

 

2 Lake Erie West Watershed (4)

2a Huron River – Vermillion River (1)

  • Dec 29 – unknown amounts of home heating oil reported spilled in Henrietta Township – Lorain

2b Sandusky River (2)

  • Dec 27 – 2000 gallons ethylene glycol reported spilled in Clyde – Sandusky *
  • Dec 28 – 96 gallons of unknown trade name mixture reported spilled in Perkins Township – Erie

2c Blanchard River (0)

2d Cedar River-Portage River (0)

2e Auglaize River (0)

2f  Lower Maumee River (1)

  • Dec 27 – 150,000 gallons of trade name mixture reported spilled in Fulton County*

2g Upper Wabash River (0)

2h St. Marys River (0)

2i Upper Maumee River (0)

2j Tiffin River (0)

2k St. Joseph River (0)

 

3 Ohio River Tributaries (4)

3a Shenango River (0)

3b Mahoning River (0)

3c Little Beaver River (0)

3d Wheeling Creek  (1)

  • Dec 31 – 250 gallons of diesel fuel reported spilled in Union Township – Belmont – 199 gallons recovered

3e Shade River (0)

3f Hocking River (0)

3g Raccoon-Symmes River  (0)

3h Brush-White Oak River (0)

3i  Laughery  (3)

  • Dec 29 – 14000 gallons of wastewater reported spilled in Fairfield – Butler *
  • Dec 30 – unknown amounts of diesel fuel reported spilled in Sycamore Township – Hamilton
  • Dec 29 – 60 gallons of Styrene reported spilled in Addyston – Hamilton *

 

4. Muskingum River Watershed (6)

4a Tuscarawas River (2)

  • Dec 30 – unknown amounts of gasoline reported spilled from a vehicle incident in Jackson Township – Stark
  • Dec 30 – unknown amounts of petroleum oil reported spilled in Canton – Stark

4b Wills Creek (0)

4c Little Muskingum River (1)

  • Dec 30 – unknown amounts of diesel fuel reported spilled in a vehicle related incident in Lee Township – Monroe

4d Mohican River (1)

  • Dec 26 – 50 gallons of diesel fuel reported spilled in Mansfield – Richland

4e Walhonding River (0)

 

4f Licking River (2)

  • Dec 30 – 300 gallons of diesel fuel reported spilled in Falls Township – Muskingum
  • Dec 29 – 30 gallons of diesel fuel reported spilled in Utica – Licking

4g Muskingum River (0)

 

5. Scioto River Watershed (3)

5a Upper Scioto River Watershed (3)

  • Dec 31 – 40 gallons of paint waste reported spilled in Columbus – Franklin *
  • Dec 30 – unknown amounts of ammonia reported spilled or released in Columbus – Franklin *
  • Dec 29 – rainbow sheen noted on the Olentangy River at Columbus – Franklin County *

5b Paint Creek Watershed (0)

5c Lower Scioto Watershed (0)

5d Little Scioto Watershed (0)

 

6. Great Miami River Watershed (4)

6a Upper Great Miami River Watershed (3)

  • Dec 30 – 1000 gallons of human sewage reported spilled in Fairborn – Greene *
  • Dec 29 – unknown amounts of diesel fuel reported spilled in Vandalia – Montgomery
  • Dec 30 – 500 gallons of human sewage reported spilled in Troy – Miami – Miami River impacted *

6b Lower Great Miami River Watershed (0)

6c Little Miami River Watershed (1)

  • Dec 26 – 100 gallons of home heating oil reported spilled in Newton – Hamilton
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