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SE Stevedoring Saxman

Location
Saxman , Alaska , (55 degrees 18.9 minutes North Latitude/ 131 degrees 32.7 West Longitude)
Time/Date of Incident
An employee of S.E. Stevedoring noticed the spill at approximately 7:30 A.M. on November 28, 2004 . The oil spill was reported to ADEC by the potential responsible party (PRP) at 8:45 A.M. on November 28, 2004.
Spill Number
04119933301
Product/Quantity
Used lube oil. The PRP has reported that approximately 1000 gallons of used oil was discharged onto the ground. Of that quantity, approximately 100 gallons reached South Tongass Narrows by way of a storm water drain/outfall pipe on the beach.
Cause
A three thousand (3000) gallon used oil tank with a 4” gate valve was vandalized either late in the evening of November 27, 2004 , or the early morning of November 28, 2004 . The oil was discharged through a 4’ long section of a 4”diameter hose attached to the valve on the tank.

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November 28, 2004