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Juneau State Office Mailing Address Update

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.

F/V Sylvia Star Sinking

The vessel sank at position 57° 42.32N, 153° 32.15W in Uganik Bay which is located on the North side of Kodiak Island, approximately 20 miles north of the City of Kodiak by air travel and approximately 80 miles by boat travel.
Time/Date of Incident
The vessel sank at approximately 3:30 PM on July 26, 2005. The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak reported the vessel sinking to the ADEC Anchorage office at 3:40 PM on July 26, 2005.
Spill Number
The total amount of product spilled is unknown, although a light sheen was reported to have been observed around the vessel when the vessel sank. Approximately 1,200 gallons (29 barrels) of diesel, 90 gallons (2 barrels) of hydraulic oil, 40 gallons of engine lube oil, and estimated 30 gallons of gasoline were onboard the vessel at the time of the sinking.
The 58’ fishing vessel hit a rock and sank in approximately 80 foot of water. A U.S. Coast Guard casualty investigation has been initiated and is ongoing.

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