Moss Fork Creek Mystery Spill

Wadesboro, NC - Region IV

Site Contact:

Jeffery Crowley

1250 East Caswell Street
Wadesboro, NC 28170

Latitude: 34.9626200
Longitude: -80.0536200
NRC#: 815939

NRC # 815939 Anson Mart Oil Spill, Wadesboro, Anson County, North Carolina: On Tuesday, 10/24, a black petroleum substance was reported to be discharging into Moss Creek in Wadesboro, NC. On 10/26, NCDNR Division of Water Quality formally requested EPA/ERRB's assistance in identifying and controlling the release. OSC Crowley was dispatched and arrived onsite at around 1600 on 10/26. OSC Crowley is working with the PRP, Anson County EMA Director, and NCDENR/DWQ. It appears that gasoline is emanating from the subsurface along the creek bank directly behind the Anson Mart Gas Station. In preparation for last night's expected rains, the Anson County Public Works Department constructed an underflow dam downstream of the site. OSC Crowley remains on site overseeing containment and cleanup operations.
10/27/06: OSC Crowley has entered into a PRFA with the State of North Carolina.

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