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All mail sent to the DEC office in Juneau through the U.S. Postal Service must be addressed to P.O. Box 111800, Juneau, AK, 99811. 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/B Ava Lynn & M/V Arch I Grounding

Location
Both vessels were aground in Chiniak Bay, Kodiak approximately 1000 yards east of the Kodiak Airport. Coordinates: 57˚ 46.05N, 152˚ 28.1W
Time/Date
This was a potential spill only. The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) was notified of the grounding on November 11, 2006 at 9:00 A.M. USCG Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak (MSD) contacted ADEC on November 11, 2006 at 3:00 P.M. The grounding of the freight barge (F/B) Ava Lynn occurred during the night of November 10, 2006. While attempting to assess and refloat the barge on November 11, the M/V Arch I also was grounded next to the F/B Ava Lynn.
Spill Id
06249931401
Product/ Quantity
This was a potential spill only. Based upon information from the USCG, no pollution event has occurred. The F/B Ava Lynn has several pieces of heavy equipment on board which contain small amounts of diesel fuel and motor oil. The M/V Arch I has approximately 6000 gallons of diesel fuel on board.
Cause
No spill has occurred.

ADEC Situation Reports

State map showing spill location

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