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Diesel Spill on Ice at Nanushuk Operations Pad; North Slope, AK

North Slope, AK | 2024-Mar-02

Initial Notification: Alaska SOSC and EPA FOSC contacted the Alaska SSC via email regarding a request from an RP to use in situ burning for a small volume of diesel fuel in ice. The RP reported that 10-gallons of diesel spilled onto a ice pad constructed on top of a frozen tundra pond. Some of the diesel drained deeper into the ice via ice cracks.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 10 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 70° 17.27′ North
Longitude (approximate): 150° 28.55′ West