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Nikolski Fuel Spill

Nikolski Tank Farm, Nikolski is located on Nikolski Bay, off the southwest end of Umnak Island. Approximately 166 air mile west of Unalaska
The actual time of the spill is unknown. The fuel spill was discovered at 4:15 p.m. on December 26, 2004. Upon discovery of the spill, Mr. Willhite immediately reported the spill to ADEC using the 24-Hour spill reporting line.
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It was reported by Mr. Rex Willhite that the tank could contain approximated 5000 gallons of number 2 diesel fuel.
The tank developed a leak at the bottom of the tank. Preliminary information from sources on scene indicates the release was caused by corrosion.

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