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Concerns rise over new Coast Guard rules

...laws regarding spill reporting, tug boat escorts or oil spill contingency plans, they...example, Washington state requires tug escorts for all tankers entering the Strait of...would be prevented from requiring those escorts, said Maia Bellon, the state's Ecology...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-16/concerns-rise-over-new-coast-guard-rule
State
Alaska Editorial: Coast Guard proposes regulation to follow law

...possible to require two tugboat escorts for double-hull oil tankers...the sound have had two tug escorts since 2008. It's important...spill, Congress required two escort tugs in the sound. However...the rocks. With the help of escort tugs, disaster has been averted...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-08-21/coast-guard-proposes-regulation-follo
Opinion
Longtime captain learned to walk on family boats

...sheets and floes. All winter the tugs are called for "ice escorts," which involve one of the company's two ice-class tugs...gets so thick that barges can't get through even with an escort.And let's face it, Anderson said: There are prettier...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-12/longtime-captain-learned-walk-family-bo
State
Effort to target sex ads hits conservative obstacles

...general are online classifieds, such as those hosted by Backpage.com, which advertise "adult" services for strippers and escorts with veiled references to prostitution. Investigators say that pimps offering children are using the sites, making it easier...

http://juneauempire.com/david-lieb/2013-09-27/effort-target-sex-ads-hits-conserv
On return trek from the Arctic, heavy ice breaker stops in Juneau

...S. military base McMurdo Station in Antarctica and the South Pole Station (it breaks a channel through the sea ice and escorts a tanker ship in with fuel and a container ship with food and supplies), and supporting science missions in the Arctic...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-08-04/return-trek-arctic-heavy-ice-breaker-st
Local
California Chrome checks into Pimlico's Stall 40

...this good, so we're enjoying the ride."After being transported on a chartered flight from Kentucky, receiving a police escort from Baltimore-Washington International Airport and grudgingly exiting the van, California Chrome settled into prestigious...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-05-13/california-chrome-checks-pimlicos-stal
Sports
Juneau Fast Break Basketball Camp returns

...will run from June 9?13, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. All campers will begin at the JDHS gym each day. Coaches will escort some players to Harborview and/or Marie Drake for instruction, as necessary. All Campers will be picked up from the JDHS...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-05-30/juneau-fast-break-basketball-camp-retu
Sports
U.S. Coast Guard, Canadian partners conduct joint operations in Southeast Alaska

...Station Juneau small boat crews to conduct law enforcement and escort training. Finally, both organizations will conduct briefings...with Royal Canadian air force and U.S. Air Force to practice escort and interception maneuvers north of Alaska. The Coast Guard...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-16/us-coast-guard-canadian-partners-con
Outdoors
Man forcibly removed from legal office

...and discovered that the man was acting aggressively and refused to leave, Campbell told the Empire. The officer attempted to escort him outside, which led to a struggle: The man tried to twist and pull away and was flailing, and the officer ended up bringing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-02/man-forcibly-removed-legal-office
Local
Guiding company investigating ice caves fall

...said.Above and Beyond Alaska is one of the only companies locally that holds a U.S. Forest Service permit allowing them to escort tourists on the West Glacier Trail and to explore the ice caves.Most companies generally veer away from offering the tours...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-12/guiding-company-investigating-ice-caves
Local

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