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Hazardous Spills


Hazardous Spills Report for the week of Mar 20 – Mar 26, 2023

1000 fish kill reported in Upper Scioto River watershed

Listing hazardous spills reported to the Ohio EPA between Mar 10 and Mar 19, 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

1

2

Lake Erie - West

1

3

0

Ohio River Tribs

2

4

1

Muskingum River

0

0

0

Scioto River

3

3

3

Great Miami River

0

0

0

Totals

9

11

6

 

 

1 Lake Erie South Watershed (4)

1a Grand River Watershed (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

1b Ashtabula – Chagrin Rivers Watershed (1)

  • March 14 - 115 gallons of diesel fuel reported spilled in the median between I90 Lanes in Concord Township - Lake

 

1 c Cuyahoga Watershed (2)

  • March 13 - unknown amounts of diesel fuel reported spilled near Bacci Park in Garfield Heights - Cuyahoga - Mill Creek affected
  • March 17 – chemical odor reported on the 11300 block of Bellaire Rd in Cleveland - Cuyahoga

1d Black River Rocky River Watershed (1)

  • March 14 - sheen noted in Abram Creek on the 6400 block of Smith Rd in Brook Park – Cuyahoga

 

2 Lake Erie West Watershed (4)

2a Huron River – Vermillion River (1)

  • March 19 - unknown amounts of unknown chemicals reported spilled of Route 13 in Greenwich Township - Huron

 

2b Sandusky River (1)

  • March 19 - unknown amounts of unknown material reported spilled West of County Rd 18 in Loudon Township Seneca

 

2c Blanchard River (1)

  • March 16 - unknown amounts of unknown material reported spilled on the 200 block of Broadway in Findlay - Hancock

 

2d Cedar River-Portage River (1)

  • March 14 - 50 gallons of diesel reported spilled on State route 92 and 163 intersection in Salem Township - Ottawa

 

2e Auglaize River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

2f  Lower Maumee River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

2g Upper Wabash River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

2h St. Marys River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

2i Upper Maumee River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

2j Tiffin River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

2k St. Joseph River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

 

3 Ohio River Tributaries (6)

3a Shenango River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

3b Mahoning River (1)

  • March 14 - 100 gallons of diesel fuel reported spilled on Salt Springs Rd in Youngstown - Trumbull

3c Upper Ohio - Little Beaver Creek (1)

  • March 17 - unknown amounts of asbestos reported spilled off East Lincoln Way in Lisbon - Columbiana

3d Upper Ohio - Wheeling Creek  (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

3e Upper Ohio - Shade River (1)

  • March 15 - unknown amounts of petroleum oil reported spilled into an unnamed waterbody on Bailey Run Rd in Salisbury Township - Meigs

 

3f Hocking River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

3g Raccoon-Symmes River  (1)

  • March 16 - unknown amounts of anhydrous ammonia released on Pennsylvania Rd in Wellston Jackson

 

3h Brush-White Oak Creek  (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

3i  Laughery Creek (2)

  • March 15 - unknown amounts of sodium hydroxide reported spilled at Ohio River Scenic byway near Tyler St in Cincinnati – Hamilton
  • March 16 - unknown amounts of an unknown green material reported spilled in Mill Creek on Gest St in Cincinnati - Hamilton

 

4. Muskingum River Watershed (0)

4a Tuscarawas River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

4b Wills Creek (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

4c Little Muskingum River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

4d Mohican River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

4e Walhonding River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

4f Licking River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

4g Muskingum River (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

 

5. Scioto River Watershed (6)

5a Upper Scioto River Watershed (4)

  • March 19 - 1000 fish kill noted at Indian Run and Delaware Lake off Horseshoe Rd at Sherwood Rd intersection in Troy Township - Delaware
  • March 14 - unknown amounts of diesel fuel reported spilled at Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio in Columbus - Franklin
  • March 16 - unknown amounts of unknown material reported spilled into an unnamed creek on the 3800 block of Emmons Ave in Mifflin Township – Franklin
  • March 14 - 1300 gallons of diesel reported spilled at Avery Muirfield Dr above Route 33 in Dublin - Franklin

 

5b Paint Creek Watershed (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

 

5c Lower Scioto Watershed (1)

  • March 19 - 50 gallons of diesel reported spilled on the US 42 West in London - Madison

 

5d Little Scioto Watershed – Tygarts Watershed (1)

  • March 17 - 150 gallons of bentonite reported spilled into an unnamed waterbody on McDaniel Rd in Franklin Township - Harrison

 

6. Great Miami River Watershed (0)

6a Upper Great Miami River Watershed (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

6b Lower Great Miami River Watershed (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

6c Little Miami River Watershed (0)

  • No new spill records found for the search period of March 10 – 19, 2023

 

 

 

 

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