Diesel Fuel Spills in to Norfolk Waters

NOAA ship docked in Elizabeth River with overlay text '100 Gallon Diesel Spill, Norfolk VA' indicating the site of the recent environmental incident.

In a recent event that has sparked concern among local residents and environmentalists, approximately 100 gallons of green-dyed diesel fuel were spilled into the Elizabeth River, Norfolk, during a refueling operation involving a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ship. The mishap occurred on Friday morning when a hose coupling malfunctioned while fuel was being … Read more