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Eskimo's Inc. Unleaded Gasoline Tank Release

Location
Eskimo's Inc. Block B Fuel Storage Facility, Tank A.
Time/Date of Incident
Discovered at 20:10 PM July 14, 2017
Spill Number
17399919501
Product/Quantity
It is estimated that 6,000 gallons of unleaded gasoline was released into Tank A’s secondary containment area. On July 20, 2017, Eskimo’s Inc., calculated a new volume estimation from tank tables of Tank A and F and recovered fuel. The final total volume estimation is 8,933 gallons unleaded gasoline.
Cause
The pressure relief valve malfunctioned, damaging the flex pipe which caused the ¾-inch pipe to separate from the tank allowing unleaded gasoline in the tank to flow from the tank into the secondary containment area.

Situation Reports

Contact Information

  • Laurie Silfven, Environmental Program Specialist, ADEC
  • 907-269-7540