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Oil Drum on Beach

Nome, Alaska | 2021-Aug-27

Initial Notification: On August 27, 2021, a citizen reported a full oil drum on the beach north of Nome. USCG will open the fund for removal. The USCG contacted the SSC and requested a list of potential resources at risk if there was a release from the oil drum.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:unknown oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 55 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 64° 34.32′ North
Longitude (approximate): 166° 7.62′ West