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Pipeline Leak Adjacent to Slough, Unalakleet, AK

Unalakleet, AK | 2022-Mar-12

Initial Notification: On 12-Mar-2022, the USCG Sector Anchorage notified the NOAA SSC regarding a pipeline leak in Unalakleet. The damaged pipeline released approximately 216 gallons of #2 diesel onto snow and ice adjacent to a slough. SSC answered questions from Sector regarding the fate of diesel on snow and ice.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 97 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 63° 52.90′ North
Longitude (approximate): 160° 46.97′ West
On-Water Recovery: Unknown/Not applicable
Shoreline Cleanup: Applied
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable