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Coast Guard conducts overflight of Adak diesel spill for unified command


KODIAK, Alaska - A Coast Guard Air Station HC-130 aircrew conduct an overflight survey to assess the overall amount of diesel spilled on Adak Island Jan. 12, 2010. Due to the use of booms the diesel spilled into the water was able to be contained within a smaller area. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally.

KODIAK, Alaska - A Coast Guard Air Station HC-130 aircrew conduct an overflight survey to assess the overall amount of diesel spilled on Adak Island Jan. 12, 2010.

With the use of about 1,100 feet of hard boom the diesel that spilled into the water was contained within the smallboat harbor and prevented from entering Sweeper Cove.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally.



KODIAK, Alaska - A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircrew survey the amount of diesel spilled on Adak Island during an overflight Jan. 12, 2010. Adak Petroleum, Alaska Department of Environmental Convservation and the U.S. Coast Guard with support from Alaska Chadux, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, and NOAA are responding to the spill. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally.

KODIAK, Alaska - A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircrew survey the amount of diesel spilled on Adak Island during an overflight Jan. 12, 2010.

Adak Petroleum, Alaska Department of Environmental Convservation and the U.S. Coast Guard with support from Alaska Chadux, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, and NOAA are responding to the spill.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally.



KODIAK, Alaska - A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircrew conducted an overflight the 142,800 gallon diesel spill on Adak Island Jan. 12, 2010. Adak Petroleum, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and the U.S. Coast Guard with support from Alaska Chadux, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, and NOAA are responding to the spill. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally.

KODIAK, Alaska - A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircrew conducted an overflight the 142,800 gallon diesel spill on Adak Island Jan. 12, 2010.

The joint response team is working to recover as much diesel as possible and mitigate the impact to the environment and wildlife. No impacted wildlife has been sighted by responders. 

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally.

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