Cymric Incident Update 8/2/19

Cymric oil spill logosCleanup continues at the site of a surface expression of oil and water in Kern County. Crews have completed approximately 55 percent of work to remove oiled sediment in one division of the site. As of Aug. 1, approximately 31,685 barrels (1,330,770 gallons) of oil and water (30% oil & 70% water) has been recovered.

Cal OES reports

The first surface expression associated with this incident was reported to OES on May 10 and notice of this incident was posted that day on OES’ Emergency Warning Center website. Additional updates were reported to OES and posted on the Emergency Warning Center website in June and July as additional surface expressions occurred at the site. Cal OES reports are located at:

Cal OES Cymric Surface Expression 19-3668 (Search 19-3668 for June 8, 2019; June 23, 2019; July 17, 2019 releases; July 24, 2019; July 29, 2019 reports)

Cal OES Cymric Surface Expression 19-3040
(Search 19-3040 for May 10, 2019 release)