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Ohio Spills Report Nov 14th – 20th , 2022

Unknown amounts of butadiene reported spilled in Cuyahoga Watershed

90 lbs of pesticides reported spilled in Lower Maumee Watershed

Contents

Ohio Spills Report Nov 14th – 20th , 2022. 1

1 Lake Erie South Watershed (5)

1a Grand River Watershed (1)

1b Ashtabula – Chagrin Rivers Watershed (1)

1 c Cuyahoga Watershed (3)

1d Black River Rocky River Watershed (0)

2 Lake Erie West Watershed (9)

2a Huron River – Vermillion River (2)

2b Sandusky River (0)

2c Blanchard River (1)

2d Cedar River-Portage River (3)

2e Auglaize River (0)

2f  Lower Maumee River (3)

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 (10)

3a Shenango River (0)

3b Mahoning River (2)

3c Little Beaver River (2)

3d Wheeling Creek  (1)

3e Shade River (0)

3f Hocking River (0)

3g Raccoon-Symmes River  (1)

3h Brush-White Oak River (0)

3i  Laughery  (4)

  1. Muskingum River Watershed (2)

4a Tuscarawas River (0)

4c Little Muskingum River (0)

4d Mohican River (0)

4e Walhonding River (0)

4f Licking River (1)

4g Muskingum River (1)

  1. Scioto River Watershed (3)

5a Upper Scioto River Watershed (2)

5b Paint Creek Watershed (1)

5c Lower Scioto Watershed (0)

5d Little Scioto Watershed (0)

  1. Great Miami River Watershed (3)

6a Upper Great Miami River Watershed (1)

6b Lower Great Miami River Watershed (1)

6c Little Miami River Watershed (1)

 

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

8

5

1

Ohio River Tribs

1

9

2

Muskingum River

2

0

0

Scioto River

1

2

1

Great Miami River

1

2

0

Totals

13

18

4

 

1 Lake Erie South Watershed (5)

1a Grand River Watershed (1)

  • Nov 9 – unknown amounts of motor oil reported spilled in Painsville Township – Lake.

1b Ashtabula – Chagrin Rivers Watershed (1)

  • Nov 11 – 30 gallons of herbicides and unknown amounts of unknown material reported spilled in Russell Township – Geauga.

1 c Cuyahoga Watershed (3)

  • Nov 7 – unknown amounts of hydraulic oil – motor oil and petroleum oil reported spilled in Parma – Cuyahoga – Big Creek waterway affected. *
  • Nov 7 – unknown amounts of butadiene reported spilled in Mogadore – Portage.
  • Nov 8 – 150 gallons of diesel reported spilled in Tallmadge – Summit – 50 gallons recovered.

1d Black River Rocky River Watershed (0)

 

2 Lake Erie West Watershed (9)

2a Huron River – Vermillion River (2)

  • Nov 10 – 100 gallons of diesel reported spilled in Berlin Township – Erie
  • Nov 8 – 50 gallons of diesel fuel reported spilled in Florence Township – Erie

2b Sandusky River (0)

2c Blanchard River (1)

  • Nov 9 – 150 gallons of diesel reported spilled in Biglick Township – Hancock

2d Cedar River-Portage River (3)

  • Nov 11 – unknown amounts of unknown material reported spilled in Erie Township – Ottawa.
  • Nov 9 – 150 gallons of diesel reported spilled in Perry Township – Wood – 50 gallons recovered.
  • Nov 9 – unknown amounts of diesel reported spilled in Gibsonburg – Sandusky – 95 gallons recovered.

2e Auglaize River (0)

2f  Lower Maumee River (3)

  • Nov 13 – unknown amounts of gasoline reported spilled in Sylvania Township – Lucas.
  • Nov 11 – unknown amounts of swine manure reported to be spilled in Erie Township – Ottawa.
  • Nov 9 – 90 lbs of pesticides reported spilled in Toledo – Lucas. *

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 (10)

3a Shenango River (0)

3b Mahoning River (2)

  • Nov 12 – unknown amounts of acid reported spilled in Youngstown – Mahoning – Bears Den Run impacted. *
  • Nov 11 – 100 gallons of diesel reported spilled in Youngstown – Mahoning.

3c Little Beaver River (2)

  • Nov 11 – unknown amounts of rainbow sheen noted in Wellsville – Columbiana
  • Nov 11 – unknown amounts of sewage sludge reported spilled in Wintersville – Jefferson.

3d Wheeling Creek  (1)

  • Nov 9 – unknown amounts of asphalt and unknown amounts of chemicals reported spilled in Bethesda – Belmont.

3e Shade River (0)

3f Hocking River (0)

3g Raccoon-Symmes River  (1)

  • Nov 10 – unknown amounts of unknown material reported spilled as well as organic sheen noted in Wellston – Jackson – Unnamed waterbody affected. *

3h Brush-White Oak River (0)

3i  Laughery  (4)

  • Nov 8 – unknown amounts of asphalt reported spilled in Fairfield – Butler.
  • Nov 8 – 250 gallons of sewage sludge reported spilled in Cincinnati – Hamilton.
  • Nov 10 – unknown amounts of cooking grease reported spilled in Springdale – Hamilton.
  • Nov 13 – unknown amounts of grease reported spilled in Fairfield – Butler

 

4. Muskingum River Watershed (2)

4a Tuscarawas River (0)

4b Wills Creek (0)

4c Little Muskingum River (0)

4d Mohican River (0)

4e Walhonding River (0)

4f Licking River (1)

  • Nov 11 – unknown amounts of diesel and unknown trade name mixture reported spilled in Licking Township – Licking.

4g Muskingum River (1)

  • Nov 11 – 150 gallons of diesel reported spilled in Washington Township – Muskingum.

 

5. Scioto River Watershed (3)

5a Upper Scioto River Watershed (2)

  • Nov 11 – 120 gallons of diesel fuel reported spilled in Columbus – Franklin
  • Nov 11 – unknown amounts of material green reported spilled in Sharon Township – Franklin

5b Paint Creek Watershed (1)

  • Nov 9 – unknown amounts of manure – material black and organic sheen reported spilled in Paint Township – Fayette – Paint Creek impacted.

5c Lower Scioto Watershed (0)

5d Little Scioto Watershed (0)

 

6. Great Miami River Watershed (3)

6a Upper Great Miami River Watershed (1)

  • Nov 11 – 74 gallons of diesel fuel reported spilled in Mad River Township – Clark.

6b Lower Great Miami River Watershed (1)

  • Nov 9 – unknown amounts of swine manure reported spilled in Newberry Township – Miami.

6c Little Miami River Watershed (1)

  • Nov 10 – unknown amounts of unknown material reported spilled in Mariemont – Hamilton.

 


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