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Governor's Office of Emergency Services
Hazardous Material Spill Update
CONTROL#: 23-7193 NRC# 1384745
NOTIFY DATE/TIME: 11/20/2023 / 0029RECEIVED BY:
OCCURENCE DATE/TIME:
11/19/2023/1842
CITY/OP. AREA:
Los Banos/Merced County

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY UNIFIED APCD
1.a. PERSON NOTIFYING Cal OES:
AGENCY: PG&E
1.b. PERSON REPORTING SPILL (If different from above):
AGENCY: PG&E
SUBSTANCE TYPE:
a. SUBSTANCE:b. QTY:
Amount
Measurec. TYPE:d. OTHER:e. PIPELINEf. VESSEL
>= 300 Tons
1.Non PCB Mineral Oil50 Gal(s)PETROLEUMNoNo
2. NoNo
3. NoNo
Orignal Description:Per Reporting Party, Due to a pole fire approximately fifty (50) gallons of non pcb mineral oil was released only onto soil. The release is stopped, contained within a dirt berm, no waterways impacted, and currently being cleaned up by a contractor. The NRC will not contacted and OES will not be contacted in regards to updates for this release.

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SITUATION UPDATE:
Per the NRC Report: CALLER STATED 50 GALLONS OF MINERAL OIL (UNKNOWN IF OIL CONTAINS PCB) RELEASED FROM AN OVERHEAD TRANSFORMER ONTO THE GROUND. ONE GALLON OF THE MATERIAL RELEASED INTO AN AGRICULTURAL DRAIN. THE RELEASE WAS DUE TO A POLE MOUNTED TRANSFORMER THAT CAUGHT FIRE. REMEDIAL ACTIONS: COMPANY PLACED BOOMS IN THE WATERWAY, STOPPED OIL FROM GETTING INTO THE WATERWAY, CLEAN UP IS UNDERWAY.

---WATER INFORMATION---
Body of Water: AGRICULTURAL DRAIN
Tributary of: UNKNOWN
Nearest River Mile Marker:
Water Supply Contaminated: UNKNOWN

Fire Involved: YES Fire Extinguished: YES
Link to Spill Report: http://w3.calema.ca.gov/Operational/MALHaz.NSF/SpillAllDocs/5CBF680D20AB890F88258A6D002EA99C?OpenDocument
FAX NOTIFICATION LIST:
AA/CUPA, DTSC, RWQCB, US EPA, USFWS, DFW-OSPR, Co/Hlth, Co/E-Hlth
ADMINISTERING AGENCY:Merced County Health Services Department
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RWQCB Unit:5C
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Created by: Warning Center on: 11/20/2023 07:59:12 AM Last Modified by: Warning Center on: 11/20/2023 08:05:13 AM
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