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Release from Old Landfill on JBER Property; Anchorage, AK

Anchorage, AK, USA | 2024-Mar-29

Initial Notification: On 3/28/2024, US Air Force (USAF)/ Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson (JBER) Environmental personnel notified USCG regarding a release from an old landfill located on a bluff at the Port of Anchorage. The landfill and bluff are on USAF property on JBER. A green liquid was reportedly draining from the bluff into a storm drain and into Cook Inlet.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Latitude (approximate): 61° 14.67′ North
Longitude (approximate): 149° 52.98′ West