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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil, Misc: Transformer near Jersey City, NJ 2017-05-31

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1179808
Incident Time: 2017-05-31 09:00:00
Nearest City: Jersey City, NJ
Location: 422 GRAND ST
Incident Type: FIXED
Material: OIL, MISC: TRANSFORMER
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: PUBLIC SERVICE ELECTRIC AND GAS
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 40.717380, -74.053375 (Approximated from street_address)
Report Description
CALLER IS REPORTING THAT A PAD-MOUNTED TRANSFORMER DISCHARGED TRANSFORMER OIL INTO THE SOIL AND POSSIBLY INTO A NEARBY STORM DRAIN. ON THE DATE OF THE ORIGINAL DISCHARGE, IT WAS BELIEVED THAT THE MATERIAL HAD NOT ENTERED THE STORM DRAIN. AT THAT TIME, TESTING IS BEING CONDUCTED TO DETERMINE IF THE MATERIAL ENTERED THE DRAIN AFTER AN OIL WAS FOUND THE SEAM OF THE STORM DRAIN. THIS DISCHARGE ACTUALLY TOOK PLACE ON 18-MAY-17. IT WAS DETERMINED ON 31MAY17 THAT THE DISCHARGE ENTERED THE STORM DRAIN.
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ID:468e1e6a-f219-31fc-ad5f-8d16acc6d1a4
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2017-05-31 09:00:00
Location:40.7173798 -74.0533749
Tags:NRC, release, mechanical