M/V Presidente Riveria

State TrusteeState TrusteeFederal Trustee

Also Known As

None

Incident Type

Oil

State

Pennsylvania

Case Status

Restoration

Location

Delaware River

Authority

OPA

Contaminants of Concern Include

Oil

Affected DOI Resources Include

Migratory Birds

Financial Summary

Restoration Funds Collected:

$4,981.83

*Restoration Funds Allocated:

$0.00

*Restoration Funds Remaining:

$6,282.05

* Restoration Funds can contain multiple settlements/projects. All collections are placed in interest bearing accounts. For detailed information on individual settlements/ projects please visit: NRDAR Status Report

Case Description

On June 24, 1989, the merchant marine oil tanker M/V Presidente Rivera ran aground in the Delaware river, near Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania. Approximately 250,000 gallons of No. 6 fuel oil were spilled. River and tidal currents spread the spill twenty nine miles along the Delaware River shoreline affecting New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania.

Case Documents


 Document TypeDocument NameDocument Date

Settlement

 Consent Decree Consent Decree 09/24/1993

Restoration

 Restoration Plan Restoration Plan 08/01/1996

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