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Askinuk Tank Farm Gasoline Release; Scammon Bay, AK

Scammon Bay, AK | 2018-Apr-24

Initial Notification: On 24 Apr 2018, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) reported a storage tank failed, releasing 7000 gallons of gasoline. The area is frozen and covered with snow. In addition, there are reports of sheening on the nearby river.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:gasoline
Total amount at risk of spill: 7000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 61° 50.62′ North
Longitude (approximate): 165° 35.25′ West
On-Water Recovery: Evaluated but not used
Shoreline Cleanup: Evaluated but not used
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable