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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...
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...
Trans-Alaska pipeline restarted despite leak

...The amount of leaking oil worsened when the pipeline was restarted. More than 2,300 gallons of oil flowed into an 800-gallon containment tank between 8 p.m. Tuesday and 4 p.m. Wednesday, and vacuum trucks were continuously removing it...
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...
Photo: Keeping aquarium doors open

...aquarium volunteer Henry Larsen, right, talks to tourists Wednesday about a sun starfish he recently collected for the 800-gallon tank at the Sheldon Jackson College Aquarium in Sitka. Since the closure of the college in 2007, volunteers have not...


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