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Hazardous Spills


Hazardous Spills Report for the week of Mar 13 – Mar 19, 2023

1000 gallons of propylene glycol reported spilled in Upper Scioto Watershed

Contents

1 Lake Erie South Watershed (6)

2 Lake Erie West Watershed (0)

3 Ohio River Tributaries (5)

  1. Muskingum River Watershed (0)
  2. Scioto River Watershed (4)
  3. Great Miami River Watershed (3)

 

Listing hazardous spills reported to the Ohio EPA between Mar 3 and Mar 12, 2023,

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 -South

3

3

2

Lake Erie - West

0

0

0

Ohio River Tribs

2

3

2

Muskingum River

0

0

0

Scioto River

2

2

0

Great Miami River

1

2

2

Totals

8

10

6

 

1 Lake Erie South Watershed (6)

1a Grand River Watershed (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

1b Ashtabula – Chagrin Rivers Watershed (2)

  • March 11 – unknown amounts of coolant reported spilled in Wickliffe – Lake
  • March 7 – Fish kill reported in Lake Erie in Cleveland – Cuyahoga *

 

1 c Cuyahoga Watershed (3)

  • March 9 – Air quality complaint related to a fire at Middlefield Township – Geauga
  • March 10 – 150 gallons of diesel fuel reported spilled in Shalersville Township – Portage
  • March 10 – unknown amounts of petroleum oil reported spilled in Cuyahoga Falls – Summit – unnamed waterbody affected *

1d Black River Rocky River Watershed (1)

  • March 10 – unknown amounts of gasoline reported spilled in North Ridgeville – Lorain

 

2 Lake Erie West Watershed (0)

2a Huron River – Vermillion River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

2b Sandusky River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

2c Blanchard River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

2d Cedar River-Portage River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

2e Auglaize River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

2f  Lower Maumee River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

2g Upper Wabash River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

2h St. Marys River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

2i Upper Maumee River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

2j Tiffin River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

2k St. Joseph River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

 

 

3 Ohio River Tributaries (5)

3a Shenango River (1)

  • March 9 – unknown amounts of brine oil reported spilled in Fowler Township – Trumbull

3b Mahoning River (2)

  • March 10 – 100 gallons of gasoline reported spilled at Ravena Township – Portage
  • March 9 – unknown amount of sewage sludge reported spilled in an unnamed waterbody in Southington Township – Trumbull *

3c Upper Ohio - Little Beaver Creek (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

3d Upper Ohio - Wheeling Creek  (1)

·       March 10 – unknown amounts of motor oil reported spilled in Union Township – Belmont

3e Upper Ohio - Shade River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

3f Hocking River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

3g Raccoon-Symmes River  (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

3h Brush-White Oak Creek  (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

3i  Laughery Creek (1)

  • March 7 – unknown amount of run off reported spilled into an unnamed waterbody in Cincinnati – Hamilton *

 

 

4. Muskingum River Watershed (0)

4a Tuscarawas River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

4b Wills Creek (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

4c Little Muskingum River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

4d Mohican River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

4e Walhonding River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

4f Licking River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

4g Muskingum River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

 

5. Scioto River Watershed (4)

5a Upper Scioto River Watershed (3)

  • March 8 – unknown amounts ethylene glycol and 1000 gallons of propylene glycol reported spilled in New Albany – Franklin
  • March 7 – unknown amounts of motor oil and 100 gallons of diesel reported spilled in Kingston Township – Delaware
  • March 10 – unknown amounts of an unknown material reported spilled in Harrison Township – Pickaway

5b Paint Creek Watershed (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

5c Lower Scioto Watershed (1)

  • March 9 – 55 gallons of petroleum oil reported spilled in London – Madison

5d Little Scioto Watershed – Tygarts Watershed (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

 

6. Great Miami River Watershed (3)

6a Upper Great Miami River Watershed (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

6b Lower Great Miami River Watershed (3)

  • March 7 – 50 gallons of diesel fuel reported spilled in Liberty Township – Butler
  • March 9 – sheen noted on an unnamed waterbody in Middletown – Butler *
  • March 9 – unknown amounts of leachate reported spilled in Great Miami River in Fairfield Township – Butler *

6c Little Miami River Watershed (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 3rd – 12th 2023

 

 

 

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