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Eskimo's Inc. Unleaded Gasoline Tank Release

Location
Eskimo's Inc. Block B Fuel Storage Facility, Tank A.
Time/Date
Discovered at 20:10 PM July 14, 2017
Spill Id
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.

ADEC Situation Reports

State map showing spill location

Contact Information

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