State conversation officials report a freight ship has spilled about 150 gallons of heavy oil in Unalaska.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation says in a situation report that the ship Nelson Star spilled the oil when it was moored Wednesday at the Unalaska city dock.
A company was hired to contain and recover the oil. Boom has been deployed.
The report says a light sheen reached shore, but no wildlife has been affected.
The cause of the spill wasn’t immediately known. The Coast Guard is onsite monitoring the cleanup.