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McGrath Mystery Spill

Location
Kuskokwim River in and around McGrath, Alaska.
Time/Date
The spill was discovered at approximately 2:00 p.m. July 31, 2003 by the McGrath City Administrator and reported by the McGrath Volunteer Fire Department.
Spill Id
03279921201
Product/ Quantity
An unknown amount of unknown petroleum product was reported in the Kuskokwim River around McGrath. The sheen is reported to vary from 20’ to 100’ wide and is estimated to be from 1 to 5 miles long.
Cause
Unknown. Fire department personnel are attempting to locate the source.

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State map showing spill location

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