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Duke Energy Cincinnati Diesel Spill

Site Contact:
Steven Renninger
On-Scene Coordinator


Site Location:
757 U.S. 52
New Richmond, OH 45157
NRC#: 1092727

On August 18, 2014 at 2355 hours, Duke Energy reported a diesel spill at the Duke Energy facility at 757 U.S. 52, New Richmond, Ohio. NRC Report number is 1092727. The initial report was 1,000 gallons released to the Ohio River.

On August 19, 2014, Unified Command was established on-scene with EPA, Ohio EPA, Pierce Township, Kentucky DEP, US Coast Guard, and Duke Energy. The spill estimate was revised to 3,400 gallons on August 19, 2014.

On August 26, 2014, the spill estimate was revised to 9,000 gallons. The updated spill volume was reported to the NRC for NRC Report #1092727.

See POLREP 1 for details for August 19, 2014 response activites.
See POLREP 2 for details for August 20-21, 2014 response activites.

For additional information, visit the Pollution/Situation Report (Pol/Sitreps) section.