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Diesel Storage Tank Release, Teller, AK

Teller, AK, USA | 2023-May-26

Initial Notification: On 26-May, at 15:40 PST, Sector Anchorage contacted NOAA acting Alaska SSC to notify them of a bulk field storage tank release of 4,200 gallons of diesel onto the ground within a secondary containment that occurred at the Teller School in Teller, Alaska on 25-May. This is a notification only, the case is not yet federalized as local on-scene responders deal with the release, but USCG Anchorage, EPA, ADEC, and DNR are closely monitoring the situation.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 65° 15.60′ North
Longitude (approximate): 166° 22.20′ West