The U.S. Coast Guard today today corrected some information from yesterday's press release on the diesel spill in Adak's Sweeper Cove.
The leaking fuel tank actually holds 114,000 barrels, or about 4.79 million gallons, and was filled to near capacity.
"A small portion of that was released. We are working on a solid number," said Sara Francis, a Coast Guard spokeswoman in Kodiak.
"Boom and absorbents has been deployed in several areas and some diesel has been recovered from choke points along the stream," Francis said.