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F/V Steelhead FREON22 Release

Location
Valdez City Dock, Valdez , Alaska
Time/Date
Exact time of the release is unknown. The Valdez Fire Department was notified of the release at 8:15 P.M. , June 27, 2004 . ADEC was notified by the Valdez Police Department at 9:00 P.M.
Spill Id
04229917901
Product/ Quantity
20 pounds Chlorodifluoromethane commonly known as FREON22
Cause
Based upon a preliminary investigation the cause of the spill appears to be a broken fitting that released the FREON22 into the foc’scle.

ADEC Situation Reports

State map showing spill location

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June 27, 2004