Big State Birch Lake Rollover Diesel Spill

Location Milepost 306 of the Richardson Highway
Product/Quantity The quantity released from the secondary tank was reported to ADEC as 3,571 gallons of #1 ultra-low sulfur diesel.
Cause A fuel tanker truck hauling a secondary tank north on the Richardson Highway experienced equipment failure. The secondary tank was punctured in multiple locations at the time of impact.
Time/Date of Incident At approximately 2:30 p.m. on September 5, 2016

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