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F/V Nelson Star Heavy Oil Release

Location
City Dock, Unalaska
Time/Date of Incident
ADEC received a report that the freight ship Nelson Star spilled heavy fuel oil while moored at the Unalaska City Dock at around 2:15 PM on September 28, 2011. ADEC received the spill report at 3:05 PM on the same day.
Spill Number
11259927101
Product/Quantity
An estimated 150 gallons of heavy fuel oil was released to the environment.
Cause
The cause of the release is currently unknown and is under investigation by ADEC and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG).

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