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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.

F/V Arctic Hunter Grounding

The east side of Unalaska Bay, approximately 5 miles northeast of Dutch Harbor (Lat/Long: 53.9357, -166.4451)
Time/Date of Incident
The vessel grounded at approximately 3:30 a.m. on November 1, 2013.
Spill Number
No spill has occurred. The Arctic Hunter's maximum fuel capacity is 42,000 gallons. The crew estimates that approximately 12,000 gallons of diesel fuel and operational quantities of hydraulic and lubricating oil were on board the vessel when it grounded. A slight sheen was reported when the vessel grounded. There have been no additional reports of sheen since the initial grounding.
The cause of the grounding is under investigation by the U.S. Coast Guard.

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November 5, 2013

November 8, 2013