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Governor's Office of Emergency Services
Hazardous Material Spill Update
CONTROL#: 24-2740 NRC# 1398838
NOTIFY DATE/TIME: 05/13/2024 / 1441RECEIVED BY:
OCCURENCE DATE/TIME:
05/13/2024/1130
CITY/OP. AREA:
San Francisco/San Francisco County

BAY AREA AQMD
1.a. PERSON NOTIFYING Cal OES:
AGENCY: PG&E
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.Mineral Oil (unknown PCBs) 80 Gal(s)PETROLEUMNoNo
2. NoNo
3. NoNo
Orignal Description:Reporting Party states - a PG&E truck was transporting 2 transformers in San Francisco, the truck slammed on the brakes causing the transformers to release the material into the truck bed and onto the street. 5 gallons went into the storm drain, only the catch basin was impacted none of the material made it beyond the storms drain. Traffic control is in place during the cleanup. Clean harbors was contracted by PG&E to conduct the cleanup.

PER NRC Report " THE CALLER REPORTED THAT A PG&E COMMERCIAL TRUCK WAS TRANSPORTING A COUPLE OF TRANSFORMERS. THE DRIVER WAS FORCED TO APPLY HARSH BRAKING, WHICH CAUSED THE TRANSFORMERS TO IMPACT INSIDE THE VEHICLE. THE IMPACT CAUSED 80 GALLONS OF NON PCB TRANSFORMER OIL TO LEAK ONTO THE ROADWAY, FIVE GALLONS OF WHICH REACHED A NEARBY STORM DRAIN. CLEANUP CREW AND TRAFFIC CREW RESPONDED. ABSORBENTS HAVE BEEN DEPLOYED. A SAMPLE WAS TAKEN FOR ANALYSIS. CREWS ARE CLEANING THE
ROAD.


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SITUATION UPDATE:
Per reporting party: The results for the testing of the mineral oil came back as 178 PTM. Also, the initial clean up has been completed. Nothing else to report.
Link to Spill Report: http://w3.calema.ca.gov/Operational/MALHaz.NSF/SpillAllDocs/13DA146AC43EF24E88258B1C0077299F?OpenDocument
FAX NOTIFICATION LIST:
AA/CUPA, DTSC, RWQCB, US EPA, USFWS, DFW-OSPR, LANDS, PARKS & REC, Co/WP, Co/Hlth, Co/E-Hlth
ADMINISTERING AGENCY:San Francisco County Health Department
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RWQCB Unit:2
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Created by: Warning Center on: 05/14/2024 11:03:54 AM Last Modified by: Warning Center on: 05/14/2024 11:07:51 AM
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