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Day Tank Overflow of Diesel - Learning Center Bethel

Location
610 Akiachak Dr. Bethel, Alaska
Time/Date of Incident
Between 5:00 pm January 8, 2018 and 8:00 am January 9, 2018
Spill Number
18279900801
Product/Quantity
The PRP reported approximately 3,000 gallons of diesel were released.
Cause
The automatic shut off for the day tank was not operational. Maintenance personnel manually operated the pump, transferring product from a 4,000 gallon feeder tank to a day tank. The pump was left on resulting in overfill of the day tank.

Situation Reports

Contact Information

  • Lisa Krebs-Barsis, ADEC
  • 907-269-8487

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January 09, 2018