Division of Spill Prevention and Response

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Incident Description
Location

Nautilus Sea Foods, Valdez, AK

Product/Quantity

Less than 5 Pounds of Anhydrous Ammonia, as estimated by Nautilus Foods staff.

Cause

The valves on the inner cooler oil drain were left in a slightly open position releasing compressor oil and a small amount of liquid ammonia. Nautilus staff is investigating the cause of the incident.

Time/Date of Spill 1:38 AM, August 8, 2004
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