Shishmaref Chukchi Sea Sheen

Location Northern coast of Sarichef Island, near the community of Shishmaref.
Product/Quantity The type and amount of product spilled is currently unknown. The U.S. Coast Guard collected a sample from the contaminated area for laboratory analysis to determine the oil type.
Cause The cause of the release is unknown.
Time/Date of Incident Village Public Safety Officer (VPSO) reported a sheen on the nearshore icepack with a gasoline odor to ADEC at 12:20 p.m. June 4, 2014.


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