Division of Spill Prevention and Response


Incident Description

Sourdough Fuel Bulk Plant in Fairbanks, Alaska


Sourdough Fuel Bulk Plant operators estimated 3,700 gallons of gasoline spilled to concrete secondary containment.

Cause A Big State Logistics fuel truck driver overfilled a 10,000-gallon gasoline storage tank. The circumstances surrounding the cause of the spill are under investigation.
Time/Date of Spill The spill was discovered at approximately 11:00 AM on March 4, 2004. An operator at the Sourdough Fuel Bulk Plant reported the spill to DEC immediately upon discovery of the spill.
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