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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.

M/V Excellence Ammonia Release

Kloosterboer North Dock, Dutch Harbor Alaska. Dutch Harbor lays approximately 800 air miles Southwest of Anchorage on the Aleutian Chain.
Time/Date of Incident
12:15 p.m. on July 6, 2012, The National Response Center notified ADEC by email of the incident.
Spill Number
20,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia. This volume estimate was confirmed by the captain of the M/V Excellence after entrance of the UNISEA HAZMAT team into the engine space.
The cause of the release has not been determined, and is under investigation by the USCG and the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Both investigation teams are waiting for the engine space to be certified “Safe for Entry” by the Marine Chemist.

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