Domestic Oil Spill Incidents

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  • Argo Merchant

    The Argo Merchant runs aground off the coast of Nantucket spilling 183,000 barrels of oil
  • Exxon Valdez

    The exxon valdez incident causes 240,000 barrels of crude oil off the coast of Alaska
  • American Trader

    American Trader leaked 300,000 gallons of oil off the coast of a California Natural Reserve
  • Columbus Iselin

    The Columbus Iselin, a large oil research vessel leaked fuel in the Florida Keys
  • Galveston Bay

    A barge spilled about 4,200 gallons of fuel into the Galveston Bay
  • Patuxent River

    Around 111,000 gallons of oil spilled on the shorelines of the Patuxent River in southern Maryland.
  • Middletown

    14,000 Gallons of oil spilled as a result of a collision around Middletown, Rhode Island
  • Port of Miami

    U.S Coast Guard investigators conducted investigations in the Port of Miami aboard two large vessels in accordance with some suspected off shore drilling.
  • Sandy Hook Bay

    30,000 Gallons of fuel are spread across Sandy Hook Bay
  • Mississippi River

    A tanker spilled half a million gallons of crude oil into the Mississippi River
  • Alaskan Fishing waters

    35,000 Gallons of diesal fuel spill into Alaskan Fishing waters
  • Texas Trade Channel

    860 Barrels of fuel spill into a Texas trade channel
  • Gas Pipeline Alaska

    300,000 gallons of oil spilled into wilderness areas surrounding a gas pipeline in Alaska
  • U.S Coast Guard

    The coast guard matches oil samples from a 50-year old mystery oil spill which has been killling an endangered species of bird by the thousands.
  • Louisiana coast line

    90,000 gallons of crude oil spill into the Louisiana coast line
  • Hawaii pipeline

    A pipeline rupters causing 100,000 gallons of fuel to disrupt a natural habitat near Hawaii.
  • Massive spill off coast of Tacoma

    A massive oil spill occurs, where the numbers were unknown off the southern coast of the United States near Tacoma.
  • Deleware River

    Approximately 30,000 gallons of crude oil were spilled into the Deleware river between New Jersey and Philidelphia
  • Aleutian Islands

    Thousands of gallons of fuel spill into the Aleutian Islands killing an endangered species of seal, almost completly wiping it off the face of the earth