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EPA steps in to finish cleanup of diesel fuel spill

...had the same per-incident insurance coverage for 20 years and didn't even need half of it for cleanup of an 1,800-gallon spill on the Dalton Highway.Johnson said he hopes the EPA will work with him so he can make restitution."It's...
Fishing vessel goes aground on Unalaska Island

...of Unalaska Island. Mosley says there are no immediate reports of a fuel spill from the vessel, which is carrying 800 gallons of diesel fuel on board. He says the crew reported shortly after 4 a.m. the TerriGail had lost it propulsion about...
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Alaska pipeline being restarted

...200 gallons had been sucked up. The bypass pipe will connect one of three booster pumps to the main pipeline. An 800-gallon containment vault was being built near the pump station. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation said it...
Northwest Digest

...and prompting the temporary evacuation of at least 1,200 residents, city officials said. A city spokesman said 5,800 gallons of the gasoline-diesel mix gushed from the truck, prompting an order to evacuate nearby homes and businesses...
My Turn: Exaggerations abound about effects of a road

...the key to this issue. Not cost, not danger, maybe not even the environment since it would take approximately 1,800 gallons of fuel to get 35 cars to Skagway aboard Fairweather versus a total of 190 gallons if they went drove themselves. I...
Freighter to remain in pieces off Alaska's coast; salvage prospects to be assessed after winter

...Smit America, a Houston-based salvage company, was selected Wednesday to undertake operations to remove 103,800 gallons of heavy oil and 18,300 gallons of marine diesel from the stern. Unloading the stern oil is expected to take perhaps...
Juneau Empire Story Archive the federal government, the mixture of uranium waste, ammonia, arsenic, lead and mercury leaks as much as 28,800 gallons of toxins into the river every day. Near the 130-acre pile, radioactive contamination in the river is 31 times higher...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...salvaged. The second damaged vessel, the fishing vessel Controller Bay, went aground Saturday and spilled more than 6,800 gallons of diesel fuel. Rough seas broke up the slick, state officials said. The 88-foot fishing boat's master fell asleep...
How can green groups support ferries?

...bases on similar ferries. I just don't understand that kind of thinking when I read that the Fairweather burns 1,800 gallons of fuel to go from Haines to Juneau, a distance of only 80 miles. It is beyond ridiculously inefficient. My friend...
Fire trucks get new homes in Southeast

...volunteer fire departments.The South Tongass department, south of Ketchikan, will get a 1996 Freightliner. It has an 800 gallon tank and can pump 1,250 gallons per minute.A 1983 Ford truck with a 1,250 gallon tank and the capability of pumping...


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