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Carlile Richardson Highway Release

Location
Richardson Highway, just north of the Tanana River Bridge and approximately 10 miles west of Delta Junction.
Time/Date
The spill occurred at 3:30 p.m. on December 16, 2005. The spill was reported to ADEC by Carlile at 4:00 p.m. on December 16, 2005.
Spill Id
05309935001
Product/ Quantity
Carlile reported that 3110 gallons of diesel fuel was released.
Cause
Vehicle accident. A northbound pickup truck lost control, striking and puncturing a pup container of a southbound oil hauler. The driver of the pickup received minor injuries as result of the accident. Diesel was released down 3/10 of a mile of the highway, resulting in the contamination of snow and soils next to the highway. No fuel was observed draining into the Tanana River.

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