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Princess Kathleen oil removal project complete estimated 110,000 gallons of bunker oil and additional amounts of other oils...fuel tanks to help pump the heavy bunker oil. Oil collection equipment separated the bunker oil from the water before it was transferred...
Regional News
Partnership takes on cleanup of old mine's oil tanks

...Juneau's most notorious hazards - a couple of deteriorating bunker oil tanks from the old Alaska-Juneau gold mine, perched...then be incinerated. The contractor will operate two bunker oil incinerators for 45 days to 60 days at the site; stockpiling...
Work continues on oil removal from 1952 shipwreck

...began nearly a week ago to pump the bunker oil, a heavy fuel used mainly in ships...Kathleen shipwreck. In addition to bunker oil, divers have recovered nearly 1...000 and 34,000 gallons of heavy bunker oil in 10 of the ship?s tanks. Four...
Craig barge spills fuel

...Craig about 20 years ago, had begun to leak. Originally, it was estimated that only a few gallons of heavy fuel or bunker oil was discharged, but a response team discovered that additional oil had been released to the interior of the barge...
Pay attention to Middle East oil spill

...series of Israeli air strikes on a Lebanese power plant, beginning July 13. Between 3 and 15 million gallons of heavy bunker oil are believed to have spilled. Response to the spill has been severely hampered by the Israeli air and sea blockade...
Divers begin removing oil from Alaska shipwreck

...divers have been assessing the wreck since February. They have identified between 14,000 and 34,000 gallons of heavy bunker oil in 10 of the ship's tanks. Four tanks remain to be surveyed. Containment booms and response equipment has been moved...
Regional News
Black goo afloat off Alaska coast identified as algae the Chukchi Sea off the north coast of Alaska has been identified. It looks to be a stringy batch of algae. Not bunker oil seeping from an aging, sunken ship. Not a sea monster. "We got the results back from the lab today," said Ed Meggert...
State officials concerned spill will affect fisheries

...and Bering Sea snow crab fisheries are also scheduled to open after the new year, and could be affected by the heavy bunker oil and diesel that has spilled from the vessel, officials said. Gary Folley of the state Department of Environmental Conservation...
Historic shipwreck open house scheduled for today

...shipwrecked vessel last month, using two remotely operated vehicles. It was determined an unknown volume of No. 6 bunker oil is trapped inside the superstructure of the Princess Kathleen, escaping during certain tides through broken portholes...
State Briefs

...said Leslie Pearson, a manager for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Some of the 483 gallons of bunker oil that remained in the tank spilled but none reached the marsh and damage was slight, Pearson said. The state, however...


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