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Swanson Creek Oil Spill

EPA ID#

NPL Status: Not on the NPL

along the Patuxent River
Charles County and Prince George's County, MD

Contacts

USEPA Cleanup
800-553-2509

On-Scene Coordinator
Deborah Carlson Lindsey
304-234-0249
lindsey.deborah@epa.gov

State and Congressional Liaison
Linda Miller
215-814-2068
miller.linda@epa.gov

Unified Response's Joint Information Center
301-579-2023
972-797-2527

Pepco Hotline & Toll Free Claims
800-685-1266

MD Dept. Natural Resources
888-584-3110

Fish & Wildlife
for reporting dead or distressed animals
301-579-6098

Site Photos

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National Information

Oil Cleanup Home
Superfund Home

Arial view of Swanson Site

Current Site Information

Public Notices

Phases of Cleanup Flyer

  • 06/07/2000: Community Celebrates at the "Taste of the Patuxent" Federal, State and Local Officials Meet with Local Residents
  • 05/16/2000: Spill Response Transitioning to Long-Term Cleanup Efforts
  • 05/08/2000: Patuxent River is Safe for Release of Oiled Animals; More Animal Releases Planned This Week
  • 05/03/2000: Significant Progress Pushes Phase One Activities Toward Closure; Food Safety Experts Declare Patuxent River Seafood Safe to Eat
  • 05/01/2000: Testing Shows No Evidence of Oil on River or Creek Bottoms; Watermen's Meeting Scheduled for this Evening
  • 04/26/2000: Ruddy Ducks to be Released from Rehabilitation; Community Meetings Scheduled in St. Mary's and Calvert Counties
  • 04/25/2000: Teams Review Affected Areas; Community Meeting Scheduled in St. Mary's County
  • 04/24/2000: Oil Spill Cleanup Efforts Continue; No Oil Sheen Observed in Patuxent River Today
  • 04/22/2000: Storms Aid Cleanup, Bioremediation Next Step
  • 04/21/2000: Cleanup Crews Prepare for Inclement Weather; Progress Continues on the Patuxent
  • 04/20/2000: Continuous Progress Made on the Patuxent River Entire River Open to Boaters
  • 04/19/2000: Wells Drilled in Marsh to Aid Patuxent River Oil Recovery and Clean-up Operation
  • 04/13/2000: Oil Recovery Estimate Lowered at Pepco Spill

Links

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