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Kulluk stable, no signs of fuel
Two flyovers were conducted this morning using a Kodiak-based Coast Guard C-130 and a Coast Guard Jayhawk helicopter, also based in Kodiak. The second flight via the Jayhawk helicopter included a salvage team to further assess the situation from the air. Unified Command will continue to respond to the incident with the Kulluk south of Kodiak, Alaska.
The Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley and an additional support vessel are standing by to assist as needed. Unified Command continues to implement contingency plans, including staging spill response equipment to the area.
The priorities for Unified Command continue to be the safety of personnel and the protection of the environment. Nearly 600 people are involved in the response.
Media inquiries should be directed to the Joint Information Center 907-433-3417. Visit www.kullukresponse.com for more information including photos and video.