Project Tag: spill cleanup

Shuyak Island Cannery Spill Response

A dock structure at a former cannery collapsed during a severe storm, rupturing a 3,000 gallon fuel bladder containing heavy bunker C fuel oil. As soon as weather permitted, responders from Alaska Chadux Corporation deployed boom and sorbent materials around the dock facility and adjacent beach to help contain the beach. The US Coast Guard …

Astoria Cannery Oil Spill Cleanup

In late January 2018 at the site of an old cannery in Astoria, OR, a 5,000 gallon tank holding bunker C heavy fuel oil ruptured when the dilapidated pier above it collapsed during a storm. The US Coast Guard was notified of the oil in the water, and contracted Global for the spill response; initially …