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Kitoi Bay Diesel Release

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Location
Kitoi Bay Hatchery, Afognak Island, Kodiak Archipelago
Time/Date
Nov 20-22, 2019
Spill Id
19239932401
Product/ Quantity
Between 800 and 1,200 gallons of diesel were released.
Cause
A break in a one-inch distribution line serving the facility. The most recent transfer in the line was November 20. Diesel migrated below the ground surface from the break in the distribution line under structures and a road to the river bank.

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Kitoi Bay Hatchery and Containment Boom

Kitoi Bay Hatchery Response

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