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February 14, 2024

24-HOUR EMERGENCY SPILL HOTLINE 1-800-282-9378 or 614-224-0946
Report spills and environmental emergencies to Ohio EPA 24-hours a day, 365 days a year

Records management system is being updated. New spills soon.

From 2023:
Dec 30, 2023

  • unknown amount of diesel reported spilled on Chardon Windsor Rd in Huntsburg Township - Geauga
  • unknown amount of human sewage reported spilled on Hancock Wood County Rd in Pleasant Township - Putnam

Dec 29, 2023

  • unknown amount of diesel reported spilled on E Liberty Rd in Perry Township - Logan
  • unknown amount of unknown material reported spilled on the I-80 in Lordstown - Trumbull
  • unknown amount of transformer oil reported spilled on Mill Park Rd in Lancaster - Fairfield

Dec 28, 2023

  • unknown amount of human sewage reported spilled on County Route 12 in Rome Township - Lawrence - Unnamed waterbody impacted
  • unknown amount of human sewage reported spilled on Hanover Rd in Troy Township - Delaware

Dec 27, 2023

  • 60 gallons of hydraulic oil reported spilled on Shrewsberry Rd in Upper Arlington - Franklin
  • unknown amount of gasoline reported spilled on West 148th St in Brook Park - Cuyahoga
  • 50 gallons of diesel reported spilled on Princeton Glendale Rd in Westchester Township - Butler

Dec 26, 2023

  • unknown amount of gasoline reported spilled along with a strong odor on Waterloo St in Cleveland - Cuyahoga
  • unknown amount of diesel and unknown material reported spilled on Dwight D Eisenhower Hwy in Brown Township - Franklin
  • 10 gallons of gasoline and unknown amounts of unknown material reported spilled on York St in Oregon - Lucas
  • 30 lbs of coal reported spilled on E Sharon Rd in Sharonville - Hamilton
  • unknown amount of hydraulic fluid and paint waste reported spilled off South 2nd St in Tuscarawas - Coshocton - Muskingum River impacted - sheen noted
  • unknown amount of antifreeze - hydraulic oil and motor oil rpeorted spilled on E South St in Bryan - Williams- Prairie Creek impacted
  • 504 gallons of anhydrous ammonia reported released on Port Union Rd in Fairfield - Butler

Spills, fish kills, rainbow sheen and releases of contaminants in the state of Ohio as reported to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Response. Users of this data should be aware that inconsistencies and inaccuracies may exist if these data are compared to data from other time periods due to changes in methods of data collection and mapping.
WTOH reports spills from OEPA with the following features: 
  • 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.

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