Elemendorf plans spill response practice

Posted: Wednesday, February 24, 2010

ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE - Elemendorf Air Force Base is hosting a spill response practice taking place most of this week.

Officials say members of the Air Force's 611th Civil Engineer Squadron participate with members of the Coast Guard and the Navy practicing oil and fuel recovery procedures on Sixmile Lake.

The exercises are scheduled to run through Thursday.

Ice Ops is yearly exercises prepares responders for hazardous spills in arctic conditions.

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