A barge carrying methanol broke free in the Ohio River


Three barges have become jammed up against the McAlpine Dam on the Ohio River, just off the shore in Louisville, Ky. Officials say a barge carrying 1,400 tons of methanol is partially submerged.

“There is currently zero evidence of a tank breach or any leaks, and air and water monitoring resources are in place,” according to Louisville Metro Emergency Services in Kentucky.

(Image credit: Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet)

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