Australia's #1 industrial directory for equipment & suppliers

Case Study: New Town Creek sheen removal

Supplier: CI Agent Solutions
09 December, 2010

In 1978 the Coast Guard discovered a 17 million gallon oil spill under 55 acres of land in Brooklyn, NY.

C.I.Agent Solutions was asked by the New York Department of Conservation to contact SAIC Environmental following a meeting in November of 2006.

By special permission, RRT II pre-approved a heavy duty sheen boom be designed by C.I.Agent Solutions to become a permanent part of the solution.

  • C.I. Agent
    • Materials: 3" x 75' precoated sheen boom
    • Oil Sludge Retrieved: cleanable
    • Waste: reusable & recyclable
    • Total: $3,825.00
  • Conventional Method (estimate)
    • Materials: 300 8" x 10' booms monthly
    • Oil Sludge Retrieved: must go to special waste landfill
    • Waste: monthly 2.5 tons of waste boom
    • Total: $90,000.00 + estimate