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Exxon CEO talks Arctic oil drilling

...decades of experience working in that part of the world, including successful projects in Russia - but also a catastrophic oil spill in Alaska's Prince William Sound when the Exxon Valdez oil tanker ran aground in 1989.Below are excerpts of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-06/exxon-ceo-talks-arctic-oil-drilling
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Feds eye oil, gas drilling off East Coast, Alaska, Gulf

...offshore drilling along the U.S. East Coast from northern Virginia to the Georgia-Florida border could lead to a catastrophic oil spill devastating to the crucial tourism industry.But business and petroleum groups say they want to be able to explore...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-18/feds-eye-oil-gas-drilling-east-coast-al
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Officials plan to draw down oil from tanks near Redoubt

...terminal, where more than 6 million gallons of oil is stored in two tanks, could be damaged and there could be a catastrophic oil spill that would damage Cook Inlet's valuable fisheries. The U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday that a concrete-enhanced...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040309/sta_425471857.shtml
Myers: UAF's research is focused on future

...much of the year the coast is still ice covered.There is a need to understand what's under the ice so if a catastrophic oil spill were to occur, "we'd be able to model it and actually map the movement of that oil under ice." He said it's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-03/myers-uafs-research-focused-future
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Oil studies find commercial fish in Arctic waters

...potential for environmental disruption, either from increased shipping traffic as Arctic ice recedes or from catastrophic oil spills. Scientists also are watching commercially valuable fish and shellfish species expand their range northward because...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030211/sta_793171375.shtml
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Gulf oil spill tragedy gives us pause here in Alaska

...government and industry. Both the past and the current nightmare offer stark reminders of the staggering costs of catastrophic oil spills in coastal environments. Shell's now-delayed arctic exploration plans demonstrate just how necessary that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061110/opi_652202024.shtml
Oil-paid study says Arctic spills easier to clean

...geologists say may hold vast amounts of oil and natural gas. "This does nothing to reduce the likelihood of a catastrophic oil spill," said Whit Sheard of Pacific Environment, one of the groups that has sued to block Shell exploration in the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111909/sta_524667686.shtml
Critics call for double-hulled tankers

...standards. The absence of double-hulled tankers in the Alaska fleet leaves Prince William Sound at risk of another catastrophic oil spill as great as the Exxon Valdez, he said. But Michelle Brown, commissioner of the state Department of Environmental...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032299/Loc_valdez.html
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State gets involved in suit against Arco sell-off

...arrangement. Asked about the timing of the Exxon lawsuit - filed March 24, on the 11th anniversary of the company's catastrophic oil spill in Prince William Sound - Knowles said: ``I'll leave that intellectual strategy to the wisdom of their legal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033000/Bre_news.html
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Governor ups ante in Exxon case

...arrangement. Asked about the timing of the Exxon lawsuit - filed March 24, on the 11th anniversary of the company's catastrophic oil spill in Prince William Sound - Knowles said: ``I'll leave that intellectual strategy to the wisdom of their legal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033100/Loc_exxon.html
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