Crews Cleaning Up Unalaska Fuel Spill

Alexandra Gutierrez, KUCB – Unalaska

About a dozen crewmen and contractors are working to clean up a spill that occurred in Unalaska Tuesday.

The F/V Aleutian Lady was moored at the dock when the fuel spill occurred. Approximately 800 gallons of diesel fuel spilled into the Bay.

Petty Officer First Class Jason Moonyos is helping oversee the cleanup.

No hydraulic oil or lube leaked into the bay.

The Coast Guard conducted an assessment of the damage. A shoreline clean-up was conducted yesterday. Workers continued with the efforts to contain and remove the fuel Wednesday.

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