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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Chlorosulfonic Acid near Baltimore, MD 2017-09-18

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1190729
Incident Time: 2017-09-18 11:17:00
Nearest City: Baltimore, MD
Location: 3400 BLOCK OF FAIRFIELD ROAD
Incident Type: MOBILE
Material: CHLOROSULFONIC ACID
Medium Affected: AIR
Suspected Responsible Party: SOLVAY
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 39.236924, -76.579096 (Approximated from street_address)
Report Description
THE NEWS MEDIA IS REPORTING THAT CHLOROSULFONIC ACID SPILLED FROM A TANK TRUCK DURING UNLOADING AT THE SOLVAY"S PLANT IN BALTIMORE. THERE WAS A LARGE PLUME OF WHITE SMOKE. EMPLOYEES, BUSINESSES AND RESIDENTS SURROUNDING SOLVAY’S BALTIMORE MANUFACTURING SITE WERE ADVISED TO SHELTER IN PLACE AS A PRECAUTION. NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED AT THE PLANT AND ALL EMPLOYEES WERE ACCOUNTED FOR. ALTHOUGH THERE WAS NO FIRE, BALTIMORE FIRE DEPARTMENT AND HAZMAT EXPERTS RESPONDED IMMEDIATELY TO THE PLANT SITE. THE CHEMICAL ESCAPE WAS STOPPED AROUND 12:30 P.M. AT 1:30 P.M., OFFICIALS GAVE THE ALL CLEAR, SAYING THE SITUATION IN CURTIS BAY HAS BEEN RESOLVED AND THE SHELTER-IN-PLACE IS LIFTED.
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ID:8a7d8677-a25d-3b36-b3cd-45ba67bdfd59
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2017-09-18 11:17:00
Location:39.2369237 -76.5790962
Tags:NRC, release