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Unknown Oil Spill at Sitka Sound Science Center

Location
801 Lincoln Street, Sitka, Alaska
Time/Date
9:30am November 18, 2020
Spill Id
21119932201
Product/ Quantity
The volume and type of product spilled is unknown at this time. The spilled product is dark and viscus sharing characteristics with used oil or bunker oil.
Cause
The cause of the spill is not yet determined. The source of the spill also is under investigation. A potential source has been identified uphill of the Sitka Sound Science Center on property owned by the Sitka Fine Arts Camp. The ongoing investigation will include work to conclusively identify the source of the spill.

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