All mail sent to the DEC office in Juneau through the U.S. Postal Service must be addressed to P.O. Box 111800. Beginning October 1, all mail addressed to our Willoughby Avenue address will not be delivered and will be returned to sender by the Post Office. This change only impacts incoming mail to the Juneau office.
Nikolski Tank Farm, Nikolski is located on Nikolski Bay, off the southwest end of Umnak Island. Approximately 166 air mile west of Unalaska
Time/Date of Incident
The actual time of the spill is unknown. The fuel spill was discovered at 4:15 p.m. on December 26, 2004. Upon discovery of the spill, Mr. Willhite immediately reported the spill to ADEC using the 24-Hour spill reporting line.
It was reported by Mr. Rex Willhite that the tank could contain approximated 5000 gallons of number 2 diesel fuel.
The tank developed a leak at the bottom of the tank. Preliminary information from sources on scene indicates the release was caused by corrosion.