Beyond compliance

Protecting Alaska's Environment
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Protectors of the Alaskan Environment

Protectors of

the Alaskan Environment
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Unparalleled Equipment

Placed Where It Counts
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Preparedness

Response, trained & ready

The Best Response is Prevention

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Hubs

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WHO
WE ARE

COMMITTED TO ALASKA

Alaska Chadux Corporation is a 501(c)(4) non-profit oil spill response organization headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska.

FIRST LINE OF RESPONSE

Chadux maintains 17 response ready equipment hubs throughout Southcentral and Western Alaska. We are ready to respond 24 hours a day.

WHAT
WE DO

SERVING OUR MEMBERS

Chadux’s extensive preparedness measures help its members across Alaska transport, transfer, and store petroleum products safely.

PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT

Chadux’s dedicated and highly trained
staff, coupled with our extensive equipment inventory, provides unparalleled compliance and response services.

PROTECTING ALASKA

Chadux is committed to providing the highest quality environmental compliance services to our members across Alaska.

We strive to quickly and effectively minimize the environmental impacts of oil spills.

Adak Anchorage Barrow Bethel Cordova Dillingham Fairbanks Homer Kodiak King Cove Kotzebue Nikiski Nome Seward Unalaska Valdez Whittier

Adak

The community of Adak Alaska is located 1,200 miles southwest of Anchorage, near the end of the Aleutian chain (51.86441 N, 176.63188 W). Once the site of an Army and Naval base, Adak boasts extensive infrastructure in an extremely remote location. Chadux's response equipment is stored at one of the old military warehouses near the waterfront.

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Adak Inventory

Our Equipment

CHADUX RESPONDER

The Chadux Responder is a 38’ landing craft with a custom built oil recovery system based out of Whittier.

AQUAGUARD SKIMMER

A portable oleophilic brush or drum skimmer that may be used in both stationary and advancing modes. The brushes or drum rotate and lift oil from the surface of the water.

BEACH DELUGE SYSTEM

The beach deluge system uses large amounts of water to flush petroleum products from the the ground, sand and gravel for easier removal and clean up.

VESSELS OF OPPORTUNITY

Chadux contracts and trains with dozens of Vessels Of Opportunity in port cities across southcentral and western alaska to assist with spill cleanup.

OCEAN BUSTER

The Ocean Buster skimming system is capable of collecting, containing and separating oil at towing speeds or currents of up to 5 knots.

ORIGIN OF
OUR NAME CHADUX

The word “chadux” is derived from the Aleut word for whale blubber. Over time, the word evolved to refer to fuel, and presently it refers to oil.

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