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Governor's Office of Emergency Services
Hazardous Material Spill Update
CONTROL#: 24-2977 NRC#
NOTIFY DATE/TIME: 05/24/2024 / 0909RECEIVED BY:
OCCURENCE DATE/TIME:
05/01/2024/0600
CITY/OP. AREA:
Frazier Park/Kern County

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY UNIFIED APCD
1.a. PERSON NOTIFYING Cal OES:
AGENCY: Private Citizen
1.b. PERSON REPORTING SPILL (If different from above):
AGENCY:
SUBSTANCE TYPE:
a. SUBSTANCE:b. QTY:
Amount
Measurec. TYPE:d. OTHER:e. PIPELINEf. VESSEL
>= 300 Tons
1.Unknown Sludge500 Gal(s)PETROLEUMNoNo
2. NoNo
3. NoNo
Orignal Description:Per Reporting Party: There is an estimated 500 gallon a minute flow of an unknown sludge coming from a pipe that is believed to belong to a mining company. The release was estimated to have been happening for 30 days. The release is on a dry river bed that leads into Seymour Creek which also meets Lockwood Creek. Lockwood Creek mixes into Piru Creek which leads into Pyramid Lake which is a drinking reservoir It is unknown if there are any actions taken to stop and contain the spill. Release is still ongoing. It unknown if any actions were taken to clean up the spill.
Update(s): 05/24/2024 12:37:19 PM - Reporting Party States - Per OSPR this reports location is actually located within Ventura County. Per reporting party Ventura County is aware of this spill being within their jurisdiction.
; 05/24/2024 12:44:57 PM - Reporting Party States - Per OSPR this reports location is actually located within Ventura County. Per reporting party Ventura County is aware of this spill being within their jurisdiction.

PERSON NOTIFYING Cal OES OF SPILL UPDATE:
NAME:
AGENCY:
PHONE#:
Ext:
PAG/CELL:
Kern County Environmental Health
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SITUATION UPDATE:
Reporting Party States - Per OSPR this reports location is actually located within Ventura County. Per reporting party Ventura County is aware of this spill being within their jurisdiction.
Link to Spill Report: http://w3.calema.ca.gov/Operational/MALHaz.NSF/SpillAllDocs/6CF9C523CCA2313988258B270058CD8A?OpenDocument
FAX NOTIFICATION LIST:
AA/CUPA, DTSC, RWQCB, US EPA, USFWS, DFW-OSPR, Cal GEM, CSWC Managers, DWP-DO, LANDS, EDO, FDC, Cal OES REG, LDO, PARKS & REC, SFM, USCG, Co/WP, Co/Hlth, Co/E-Hlth
ADMINISTERING AGENCY:Kern Co. Environmental Health Services Department
SECONDARY AGENCY:
ADDITIONAL COUNTIES:Ventura County
ADDITIONAL ADMIN. AGENCY:Ventura County Environmental Health
OTHER NOTIFIED:
RWQCB Unit:5C
Cal GEM: Central
Cal OES Region: Southern

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Cal OES Reg.

keenon.adamson@caloes.ca.gov

Created by: Warning Center on: 05/24/2024 12:44:57 PM Last Modified by: Warning Center on: 05/24/2024 12:46:01 PM
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