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UNIFIED COMMAND: Alaska Petroleum Mile 48 Richardson Hwy

Location Mile 48 Richardson Highway
Product/Quantity Alaska Petroleum Distributors estimated approximately 4,400 gallons of low sulfur diesel fuel were released.
Cause Winter driving conditions caused the vehicle to veer far to the right, causing the second tanker trailer to rollover into the ditch.
Time/Date of Incident The vehicle accident occurred approximately 6:30 p.m. on December 9, 2014. Alaska Petroleum Distributor reported the incident to ADEC at 2:30 a.m. on December 10.
  • FOSC - Bob Whittier, EPA
  • SOSC - Steve Russell, ADEC

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