Notice of an Application for an Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan, Bonanza Fuel, LLC, Port Road, Nome, Alaska

An application package for an Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan, under Alaska Statute 46.04.030 and in accordance with 18 AAC 75, has been received by the Department of Environmental Conservation.  The details are as follow:

Bonanza Fuel, LLC
P.O. Box 1129
Nome, Alaska 99762

Proposed Activity:      
Review of a plan renewal application package for an Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan that is required to commit adequate resources to meet all planning requirements for prevention and response for a realistic maximum discharge from the operations of Bonanza Fuel, LLC Tank Farm. The tank farm has a capacity of 6,012,780 gallons and the petroleum products on site are #1 diesel, #2 diesel, heating (jet) fuel and gasoline. The tank farm has nine bulk storage tanks regulated by ADEC. Seven 613,200 gallon tanks and two 860,190 gallon tanks..

Port Road, Nome, Alaska 99762

Potential Results:       
A potential risk exists of oil spills entering the lands or waters of the state as a result of this operation.

Activity identified as: 
State Contingency Plan Number 17-CP-3173

Any person wishing to submit a request for additional information or provide comments regarding this application may do so in writing to Wesley Ghormley, Department of Environmental Conservation, SPAR/PPRP, 610 University Avenue, Fairbanks, Alaska 99709, 907-451-2164 (phone), 907-451-2362 (fax), or 

The public comment period for this application begins on December 22, 2017 and ends on January 22, 2018. Requests for additional information and comments must be received by 5:00 pm on January 22, 2018.  It is the responsibility of the commenter to verify that facsimile and email submissions are received by the deadline.  An additional comment period may be provided in accordance with 18 AAC 75.455(d).             

Copies of the application package are available for public review at the following locations: the department's office at 610 University Avenue, Fairbanks, Alaska 99709; and the department’s website at

The department will hold a public hearing on the plan application if it determines that good cause exists.  Residents in the affected area or the governing body of an affected municipality may request a public hearing by writing to the Department of Environmental Conservation, at the above address prior to January 8, 2018.  The State of Alaska, Department of Environmental Conservation complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you are a person with a disability who may need a special accommodation in order to participate in this public process, please contact Natalie Wolfe at (907) 269-0291 or TDD Relay Service 1-800-770-8973/TTY or dial 711 prior to January 12, 2018 to ensure that any necessary accommodations can be provided.


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Created 12/21/2017 1:39:17 PM by cfishwick


Department: Environmental Conservation
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Statewide
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Publish Date: 12/21/2017
Archive Date: 1/23/2018
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