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...know it seems strange that a 263,000-pound locomotive can be moved off the rail just by snow and ice,'' said Ernie Piper, the railroad's vice president of safety and environmental compliance. ``We had snow and ice forming a solid surface...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010400/Loc_spill.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...on Dec. 22. The railroad drilled 57 recovery wells and pumps are sucking up 100 to 300 gallons of oil a day, said Ernie Piper, the railroad's vice president of safety and environmental compliance. Just under 10,000 gallons have been recovered...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031300/Loc_derail.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...out tons of contaminated soil from the site of a train derailment where 120,000 gallons of jet fuel was spilled. Ernie Piper, the railroad's assistant vice president for safety and environmental compliance, said moving the fuel-soaked...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041700/Loc_rr.shtml
Railroad says icy tracks led to fuel spill

...know it seems strange that a 263,000-pound locomotive can be moved off the rail just by snow and ice,'' said Ernie Piper, the railroad's vice president of safety and environmental compliance. ``We had snow and ice forming a solid surface...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010400/Loc_spill.html
Local
State criticizes railroad for slow action in jet fuel spill

...reached the soil at the site, which is within 1,000 feet of the Susitna River, a major Southcentral Alaska waterway. Ernie Piper, the railroad's assistant vice president of safety and environmental compliance, said cold weather and the remoteness...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010500/Loc_spill.html
Local
State says fuel from spill found in Susitna River

...during the derailment 36 miles north of Talkeetna. Crews recovered 16,570 gallons, or about 14 percent of the total. Ernie Piper, Alaska Railroad's vice president for safety and environmental compliance, said new test samples were taken Wednesday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070600/Loc_spill.html
Local
State and local briefly

...fuel was spilled during the Dec. 22 derailment. Crews recovered 16,570 gallons, or about 14 percent of the total. Ernie Piper, the Alaska Railroad's vice president for safety and environmental compliance, said he began questioning the results...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071000/Loc_briefs.html
Local
State and local briefly

...wells in efforts to find and clean up some jet fuel that spilled before Christmas in a derailment north of Talkeetna. Ernie Piper, the railroad's assistant vice president for safety and environmental compliance, said 17 truckloads of contaminated...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011000/Loc_briefs.html
Local
Railroad switches cleanup contractors

...on Dec. 22. The railroad drilled 57 recovery wells and pumps are sucking up 100 to 300 gallons of oil a day, said Ernie Piper, the railroad's vice president of safety and environmental compliance. Just under 10,000 gallons have been recovered...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031300/Loc_derail.html
Local
Railroad's safety record lacking

...to provide at least a minimal first response? It's axiomatic in spill response that the first hours are critical. Ernie Piper, a railroad vice president, was on scene and shut down the tanker car leak in 90 minutes. Mr. Piper made the right...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071700/Ope_editorial.html
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