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Study predicts fewer icebergs from Columbia glacier

...considerably."It's lost a huge volume of ice," he said.The glacier became a footnote to history in 1989 when the crude oil tanker Exxon Valdez changed course to avoid one of its icebergs and ran aground on Bligh Reef, spilling crude oil into Prince...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-27/study-predicts-fewer-icebergs-columbia-
State
Evening at Egan Friday Fall Lecture Series

...the Egan Library at 7 p.m. Coen's presentation is on the challenges faced in a test run of an ice-breaking crude oil tanker in the Northwest Passage. The talk should be especially timely with the recent controversy over oil companies poised...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-09-09/evening-egan-friday-fall-lecture-se
Neighbors
Fund cuts may hurt job-retraining group

...head, said Ken Baxter, a Juneau troller and longliner who recently completed the course and plans to seek work on a crude oil tanker in Valdez for the fall and winter. "We can't afford it on our own," he said. Baxter has been fishing commercially...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090803/sta_fundcuts.shtml
News
EPA, watchdog group raise concerns about Valdez oil tanker port

...ANCHORAGE - An oil industry watchdog group and a federal agency are raising concerns about changes planned for the crude oil tanker port in Valdez. The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council warns that the downsizing and modernization...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012105/sta_20050121007.shtml
News
Group says oil shipping needs more safeguards

...intakes or were threatened by the waterway's notoriously destructive pan ice. In February, heavy sea ice forced the crude oil tanker Chesapeake Trader away from the dock in Nikiski. The ship's hull cracked, but only a little oil spilled. Carter...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080499/Loc_tankers.html
Local
Development works with cooperation

...regulatory no man's land with regard to spill response standards. Federal and state laws spelled out standards for crude oil tankers in Prince William Sound and Cook Inlet, but requirements for refined petroleum carriers, primarily tug and barge...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112499/Ope_myturn.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...intakes or were threatened by the waterway's notoriously destructive pan ice. In February, heavy sea ice forced the crude oil tanker Chesapeake Trader away from the dock in Nikiski. The ship's hull cracked, but only a little oil spilled. Carter...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080499/Loc_tankers.shtml
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