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Updated: Mar. 21, 2017

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State Reaches Agreement with Flint Hills Resources Alaska
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DEC has maintained communications with people affected by the sulfolane contamination and individuals interested in the progress of the investigation. This effort has been in collaboration with other stakeholders. Flint Hills Resources has communicated with homeowners regarding alternate water solutions since 2009. In addition, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services has provided health consultations and advice.


DEC has used many forms of communication to ensure that the community is well informed of the status of the site and on how to prevent potential exposure to sulfolane. For details on the outreach efforts please see the site history page.


DEC will continue to address any concerns from the public and will convey project information using multiple avenues of communication, including:


Information about the investigation and cleanup is available at these locations in North Pole:

  • Flint Hills Resources' Ground Water Office, 1100 H&H Lane, North Pole, 99705, phone (907) 488-0723, email:
  • City of North Pole offices, 125 Snowman Lane, North Pole, 99705, phone (907) 488-2281


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