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Rampart Tanker Fuel Release

Location
On a road 300 yards west of the Rampart Airport, approximately 150 yards southeast of the Yukon River. (Lat/Long: 65.509017 N, 150.159167 W)
Time/Date
The spill occurred at 9:30 p.m. on April 11, 2013, and was reported to ADEC at 12:47 p.m. on April 12, 2013.
Spill Id
13309910101
Product/ Quantity
Diesel fuel. The final volume released has been determined by ADEC responders on-site to be 2,750 gallons. The fuel was released into a birch, aspen and spruce forest.
Cause
A bulldozer was pulling a tanker trailer down a snow road to deliver fuel. The trailer went into the ditch and rolled, resulting in extensive damage to the aluminum tank and causing immediate release of the diesel fuel.

ADEC Situation Reports

State map showing spill location

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