Observation Number 1445

Spill from a truck crash next to the Kanawha
Spill, possibly diesel fuel, from a truck crash. Containment was in place, but not functioning properly. Water was washing over due to barge traffic. Photo: Rob Goodwin
Incident ID 1445
Date2014-02-17 02:43:00
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Incident Description: A colleague reported diesel in the Kanawha due to a tanker truck crash over the weekend. Containment devices in the river are failing to contain the fuel when barge traffic passes. Samples have been collected to be analyzed for organic compounds. Check back for results and photos. A related news story can be found here: http://www.wvgazette.com/News/201402170049


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