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Wind causes oil spill north of City of Kodiak

A snapshot of the spill on Shuyak Island. (Photo courtesy of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation) Kayla Desroches/KMXT On Monday, high winds knocked up to 3,000 gallons of fuel off a dock roughly 50 miles north of the City of Kodiak. According to a situation report from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, gusts of more than 80 mph Monday …

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Monterrey Could Be On the Move Friday


A trawler sails out of Kodiak harbor past the grounded U.S. Army Reserve landing craft Monterrey Sunday, as the civilian landing craft Cape Douglas stands by with more oil spill containment boom. Jay Barrett/KMXT photo Jay Barrett/KMXT The U.S. Army Reserve landing craft Monterrey, which has spent all week aground in Kodiak after striking a rock and taking on water, …

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DEC: No Harm to Wildlife Seen in Wake of Monterrey Spill

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has revised downward the amount of diesel fuel spilled from the U.S. Army Reserve landing craft Monterrey, which was intentionally grounded late Friday night after hitting a charted rock, just off shore of downtown Kodiak. Steven Russel, the ADEC’s on-scene coordinator for Central Alaska, says at least 8,000 gallons were spilled from …

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