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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, 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.

Bowhead Transportation Barge Incident

40 Miles West of Prudhoe Bay on the east side of the Colville River Delta. N70°31’19”, W150°5’44”
At approximately 11:30 AM on September 14, 2010, Bowhead Transport reported that the wheelhouse on the barge “Stryker” partially separated from the vessel due to structural failure and grounded in nine feet of water. Pioneer Natural Resources notified ADEC at approximately 12:00 PM.
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A small unknown quantity of diesel fuel was released while the barge was offshore. No sheen is present on the shorelines near the vessel.
The cause of the incident is under investigation by the US Coast Guard.

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State map showing spill location

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September 15, 2010