WATER POLLUTION: Tugboat carrying diesel fuel sinks off Alaska coast Published: Friday, January 17, 2014 A boat carrying an estimated 3,500 gallons of diesel fuel sank off the Alaskan coast this week. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.