Division of Spill Prevention and Response


Incident Description
Location Valdez City Dock, Valdez , Alaska
Product/Quantity 20 pounds Chlorodifluoromethane commonly known as FREON22
Cause Based upon a preliminary investigation the cause of the spill appears to be a broken fitting that released the FREON22 into the foc’scle.
Time/Date of Spill Exact time of the release is unknown. The Valdez Fire Department was notified of the release at 8:15 P.M. , June 27, 2004 . ADEC was notified by the Valdez Police Department at 9:00 P.M.
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