|Location||Near milepost 179 on the Parks Highway|
|Product/Quantity||Potential for 9,000 gallons of liquefied methane and 150
gallons of diesel fuel. Exact amounts are still being determined.
|Cause||A tanker-truck carrying refrigerated methane rolled over and began venting due to
increased pressure. Saddle tanks carrying diesel were also compromised and leaked diesel. The cause of
the accident is unknown at this time and is under investigation.
|Time/Date of Incident||The incident was reported by State Troopers to ADEC at 8:00 A.M. on August 18, 2008 as occurring just prior to 8:00 AM.|
|For more information|
Gary Folley (907) 262-5210 ext. 234