Division of Spill Prevention and Response


TG Service Tanker Rollover

Incident Description
Incident Location Map 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.
Situation Reports
08/18/2008 (PDF 35K)
08/19/2008 (PDF 305K) - FINAL



For more information

Gary Folley (907) 262-5210 ext. 234