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Decades-old fuel spill surfaces in Chilkat River at slough near 15 Mile

Contaminated groundwater from a 51-year-old fuel spill at 15.5 Mile Haines Highway appears to be leaching into the Chilkat River slough, raising concerns about environmental damage. The source of the contaminants was the 626-mile-long Haines-Fairbanks pipeline, used in the middle of the century to transport fuel from the Lutak Tank Farm to military installations in Interior Alaska. A 1968 […]