Division of Spill Prevention and Response

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Incident Description
Location

Sourdough Fuel Bulk Plant in Fairbanks, Alaska

Product/Quantity

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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