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Wrangell Seafoods Chlorine Release

Location
Wrangell Seafoods, Inc. facility at Wrangell , Alaska . (Lat: 56° 28 ‘N; Long: 132.2°W)
Time/Date
Wrangell Seafoods, Inc. discovered the release at approximately 6:30 PM on October 13, 2004 and notified the Wrangell Fire Department who notified ADEC via the Spill Report Line at 7:00 PM on October 13, 2004.
Spill Id
04119928701
Product/ Quantity
Chlorine gas. The Wrangell Fire Department estimated that the amount released was about 30 pounds. The 125 pound cylinder was reported to be approximately 50 % full at the time of the release and approximately 25% remained in the cylinder when the leak was secured.
Cause
The Wrangell Fire Department reported that the release was caused by a leak in the cylinder valve, probably due to corrosion and lack of maintenance.

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State map showing spill location

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