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Robersonville Fuel Spill


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Approximately 15,000 gallon tank containing heating oil that leaked. <br />Date Taken: 3/18/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Spill route within the facility. The oil left the tank and into secondary (building) and through a hole in the secondary containment wall that contained conduit pipe. The oil pooled in the facility and entered a drain that feeds to an underground pit located in the building. The Former Purdue Plant was designed to manage all the water that fell in the facility, but the system is not functioning.. There is a secondary vault by the loading dock that receives water from the loading dock. All of the underground vaults were most likely full of water and during a rain storm it pushed the oil and water back out to the loading dock. The loading dock has drainage to the street and a storm sewer. <br />Date Taken: 4/18/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Spill pathway from back of processing plant.<br />Date Taken: 3/19/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8273666666667<br />Longitude: -77.264<br />Tags:
oil migration patway inside the facility.<br />Date Taken: 3/18/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Spill path in front of loading dock.<br />Date Taken: 3/19/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8266638888889<br />Longitude: -77.2638638888889<br />Tags:
oil migration pathway outside the facility near loading dock entrance. <br />Date Taken: 3/18/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Removing oil from unnamed creek.<br />Date Taken: 3/19/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8239111111111<br />Longitude: -77.2688611111111<br />Tags:
Sump area inside the facility that is receiving water and oil from the facility. EPA's contractor is emptying out the sump using a vac truck. <br />Date Taken: 3/19/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8269833333333<br />Longitude: -77.2655805555556<br />Tags:
Night operations, EPA ERRS contractor is removing pooled oil from an unnamed creek. <br />Date Taken: 3/19/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.823875<br />Longitude: -77.2688527777778<br />Tags:
<br />Date Taken: 3/21/2018<br />Category: <br />Latitude: 35.8267777777778<br />Longitude: -77.2637722222222<br />Tags:
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The Pit designed to receive the facility's storm water runoff. ERRS emtied out the oil, water and sludge by vac truck. <br />Date Taken: 3/21/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8261555555556<br />Longitude: -77.2620555555556<br />Tags:
Stained oil surfaces along the spill path. <br />Date Taken: 3/19/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8272138888889<br />Longitude: -77.2641305555556<br />Tags:
Oiled contaminated debris<br />Date Taken: 3/21/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8270138888889<br />Longitude: -77.2638777777778<br />Tags:
The above ground storage tank was surrounded by a building with a roof cutout to allow the vertical tank go through it. <br />Date Taken: 3/21/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8273583333333<br />Longitude: -77.2641055555556<br />Tags:
The oil inside of the building left through a conduit hole in the wall. <br />Date Taken: 3/21/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8272944444444<br />Longitude: -77.2639833333333<br />Tags:
Drums staged for sampling and hazcatting<br />Date Taken: 3/27/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Lab Chemicals used for water sampling found in a room. They are staged for lab packing.<br />Date Taken: 3/27/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Materials suspected to be sodium hydroxide. Material was removed by ERRS and the room was cleaned. <br />Date Taken: 4/21/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Room containing sodium hydroxide drums. <br />Date Taken: 3/21/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Oil migrating from the loading dock to West Green St. <br />Date Taken: 4/19/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Frac tanks brought in by EPA's ERRS contractor. Oil and oil/water mix was removed from creek and facility and transferred to these tanks. Each one has a 20,000 gallon capacity.<br />Date Taken: 4/21/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Area after being pressured washed by ERRS.<br />Date Taken: 3/23/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8275934722222<br />Longitude: -77.2640281111111<br />Tags:
Loading dock area and West Green Street.<br />Date Taken: 3/23/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8267470555556<br />Longitude: -77.2638292222222<br />Tags:
Removing oil from drainage in loading dock area.<br />Date Taken: 3/20/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
<br />Date Taken: 3/21/2018<br />Category: <br />Latitude: 35.8270638888889<br />Longitude: -77.2638861111111<br />Tags:
<br />Date Taken: 3/21/2018<br />Category: <br />Latitude: 35.8272944444444<br />Longitude: -77.2639833333333<br />Tags:
Condemnation notice ordered by Martin County Code Enforcement.<br />Date Taken: 3/26/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.825875<br />Longitude: -77.2662972222222<br />Tags:
EPA START contractor Tetra Tech taking sample of a drum. The samples were hazard categorized using field tests. <br />Date Taken: 3/27/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8269194444444<br />Longitude: -77.2654888888889<br />Tags:
ERRS removing pool oiled from the facility. <br />Date Taken: 3/19/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8260944444445<br />Longitude: -77.26265<br />Tags:
Rain event after pressure washing surfaces indicated minimum sheening<br />Date Taken: 3/25/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8269416666667<br />Longitude: -77.2655333333333<br />Tags:
ERRS is pressure washing the floor surrounding the pit. <br />Date Taken: 3/23/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8270083333333<br />Longitude: -77.2638861111111<br />Tags:
ERRS flushing the banks of unnamed creek. This freed oil trapped in vegetation and sediment along the banks. <br />Date Taken: 3/23/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8254083333333<br />Longitude: -77.2650138888889<br />Tags:
Filter used for polishing water leaving oil water separator.<br />Date Taken: 5/2/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8269805555556<br />Longitude: -77.2639083333333<br />Tags:
Oil/water separator used for processing water in  a submerged pit.<br />Date Taken: 5/2/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8269833333333<br />Longitude: -77.2639305555556<br />Tags:
A smaller vault that receives water from the loading dock. A minor sheen was observed.<br />Date Taken: 5/2/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.827075<br />Longitude: -77.2636416666667<br />Tags:
Rainwater collecting at the loading dock. No sheen observed.<br />Date Taken: 5/2/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8269583333333<br />Longitude: -77.263625<br />Tags:
Water collecting in the loading dock. No sheen observed. <br />Date Taken: 5/2/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.82695<br />Longitude: -77.263625<br />Tags:
Water collecting near the back property of the was heavily impacted by oil when the spill occurred. This picture shows very little sheen observed. <br />Date Taken: 5/2/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8299305555556<br />Longitude: -77.2722861111111<br />Tags:
Sign of closed facility.<br />Date Taken: 5/2/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8265916666667<br />Longitude: -77.2647777777778<br />Tags:
Ministry that was inside the facility's footprint. <br />Date Taken: 5/2/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8269833333333<br />Longitude: -77.2649<br />Tags:
Loading dock that lead to the cold storage that used to be in operation. <br />Date Taken: 5/2/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8266027777778<br />Longitude: -77.2648<br />Tags:
Day care center located west of the facility just outside of the fence line. <br />Date Taken: 5/2/2018<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 35.8266861111111<br />Longitude: -77.2648777777778<br />Tags: