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Diesel from sports lodge spills at Nunavaugaluk Lake near Dillingham

...morning when the Crystal Creek Lodge's diesel generator tank overfilled during an unattended fuel transfer, said Leslie Pearson of the state Department of Environmental Conservation. A lodge worker wedged a piece of wood under the lever of the...
Pipelines draw suspicion in spills

...the gas line, then fly over the scene and look for bubbles. What happens depends on what the teams find out, said Leslie Pearson, the state's spill coordinator for the area. Four sheens have been spotted in the vicinity since Friday night...
State says fishing vessel not properly registered in Alaska

...respond to a spill. Vessels had to be registered under the financial part of the new law by Sept. 1, 2000, said Leslie Pearson with the state Environmental Conservation Department. The Windy Bay was not registered with the state to meet that...
Study finds spilled jet fuel poses no environmental threat

...threats posed to fish and other aquatic life. The compounds could affect salmon and the organisms fish eat, said Leslie Pearson, with the state Department of Environmental Conservation. ''We really don't know what the long-term effect...
Unocal platform production in Cook Inlet stalled by leaking oil

...spilled is unknown. There has been no oiled wildlife observed. Water around the platform is about 73-feet deep. Leslie Pearson, DEC on-scene coordinator, said the oil appears at slack low tide, then disappears when the tide shifts. The...
Railroad, state regulators rethink spill response

...earlier this month. The railroad is contracting with a hazardous waste cleanup company to respond to future spills. Leslie Pearson, the Department of Environmental Conservation's on-scene coordinator for the Gold Creek spill, said she wants...


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