Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Hydrogen Cyanide Release in Delaware City, DE

There is an ongoing release of potentially lethal hydrogen cyanide into the atmosphere at the Delaware City Refinery in Delaware City, DE.  The release started with a mechanical failure on October 2  and has continued for the last two weeks, currently reported to be releasing up to 200 pounds per day of hydrogen cyanide into the air. In addition to SkyTruth Alerts, this ongoing release is also reported in the Delaware Environmental Release Notification System.

Delaware City Refinery - site of the ongoing release

To be notified of additional reports at this location, you can follow this incident:
 [[Location: 39.587, -75.63]]

No comments:

Post a Comment