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Buckland KAE Diesel Fuel Spill



Incident Description
Incident Location Map Location Old Buckland Tank Farm, Buckland
Product/Quantity On April 10, 2008 after further site assessment, tank gauging and reviewing fuel records, KAE and ADEC estimated that 7,750 gallons of No. 1 diesel fuel spilled.
Cause A fuel transfer pipe located under the pump shed cracked and spilled the fuel. The cause of the crack is under investigation by ADEC and KAE.
Time/Date of Incident Kuskokwim Architect Engineers (KAE) discovered the spill on April 5, 2008 at approximately noon. KAE reported the spill to ADEC via the Alaska State Troopers on April 5, 2008 at 2:35 PM.
Situation Reports
04/08/2008 (PDF 61K)
04/10/2008 (PDF 33K)
04/14/2008 (PDF 21K)
04/16/2008 (PDF 21K)
10/21/2008 (PDF 33K) -- FINALupdated
Photos
April 17, 2008 updated
 
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April 13, 2008
 
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April 7-9, 2008
 
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For more information

ADEC: Ed Meggert at (907)451-2124