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Chieftain plans Taku River barge

Chieftain Metals, owner of the Tulsequah Chief mine, has returned to plans to use barges on the Taku River, spurring concern from some in Juneau.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-14/chieftain-plans-taku-river-barge
Outdoors
Division wants spill-prevention fund

JUNEAU - An account used for the cleanup of contaminated sites, non-emergency spill response and other activities soon will not have enough money to keep up with costs, the director of the state's Division of Spill Prevention and Response told lawmakers Thursday.Kristin Ryan told a House subcommittee the shortfall in the prevention account is projected to happen in fiscal year 2016, and the account will likely need an appropriation from the general fund.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-14/division-wants-spill-prevention-fund
State | AK legislature
Report: State, federal governments unprepared for responding to oil spills

An independent study of a freight vessel that ran aground last year in the Aleutian Islands, spilling thousands of gallons of fuel, is calling on state and federal authorities to beef up spill response and prevention technology.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071405/sta_20050714014.shtml
News
Environmentalists sue DEC over spill permits

FAIRBANKS - Four environmental organizations have sued the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, alleging permits are being illegally granted to the oil industry based on inadequate assumptions about oil spills.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071502/sta_permits.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

A bill before the Legislature calls for cruise ship companies and other large vessel owners operating in Alaska to show they are able to clean up their own oil spills.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011801/Loc_Spill.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...attempt to locate the source, said Scot Tiernan of the state Department of Environmental Conservation's Division of Spill Prevention and Response. Eighty gallons of oil were initially collected in a sump at the site. However, the sump collected...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030500/Loc_sewage.shtml
Ocean Rangers begin sophomore season

Morris Mickelson is spending his summer in Alaskan waters onboard large cruise ships, but he's neither passenger nor crew.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051509/loc_440189174.shtml
Stricter spill rules eyed

A bill before the Legislature calls for cruise ship companies and other large vessel owners operating in Alaska to show they are able to clean up their own oil spills.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011801/Loc_Spill.html
Local
Search for oil leak source is continuing

...attempt to locate the source, said Scot Tiernan of the state Department of Environmental Conservation's Division of Spill Prevention and Response. Eighty gallons of oil were initially collected in a sump at the site. However, the sump collected...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030500/Loc_sewage.html
Local
Oil spill halts harbor traffic

Boats were barred from leaving a Tee Harbor marina this morning after a fuel line ruptured Wednesday night, spilling about 500 gallons of No. 2 diesel fuel into the water.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062801/Loc_oilspill.html
Local

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