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Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city

...later in the day with officials from government agencies.In the U.S., a line of storms that stretched from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of the Plains and Midwest, spawning tornadoes and causing major...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-26/twister-kills-13-mexico-border-city
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Two people chained to Shell ship

...activists doubt its effectiveness at preventing environmental disasters like the Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.He confirmed that the Coast Guard was not interfering with Rose, but they had impounded the activists' support...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-24/two-people-chained-shell-ship
State
New bill promises Alaska a share of Arctic oil revenue

...bring Alaska a program already used by states along the Gulf of Mexico. Federal waters run from three to 200 miles offshore...dollars from federal oil leases and production in the Gulf of Mexico to Alabama, Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi.Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-18/new-bill-promises-alaska-share-arctic-o
State
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for May 18, 2015

...the Senate's Energy and Natural Resources committee, we hope her efforts will be more successful. States in the Gulf of Mexico get a share of revenue from drilling in federal waters off their shores. There is no reason Alaska should be any different...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-18/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-m
Opinion
Settlement of $211M reached in Gulf oil spill

NEW ORLEANS - A committee of lawyers representing businesses and individuals claiming damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill announced a $211 million settlement Wednesday with Transocean Ltd., owner of the ill-fated Deepwater...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-21/settlement-211m-reached-gulf-oil-spil
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Alaska Science Forum: A yearly flood into the Gulf of Alaska

...from streams and rivers in Alaska and northern Canada is about 1.5 times what the Mississippi River dumps into the Gulf of Mexico each year.That astounding flow of water is from rainfalls that soak Southeast Alaska and the south side of the Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-20/alaska-science-forum-yearly-flood-gu
Outdoors
Proposed changes to US fishing laws spark conservation row

...The changes also risk reducing accountability for managing recreational red snapper fishing, a key industry in the Gulf of Mexico, said Ted Morton, director of U.S. Oceans for Pew Charitable Trusts.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-30/proposed-changes-us-fishing-laws-spark-
State
Feds eye oil, gas drilling off East Coast, Alaska, Gulf

...and in the western and central Gulf of Mexico between Texas and Alabama.A final...saying all the fish are great in the Gulf of Mexico after the BP spill. But they used...drilling areas are proposed in the Gulf Of Mexico running from Brownsville, Texas...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-18/feds-eye-oil-gas-drilling-east-coast-al
State
Tanker spews flammable liquid after Houston crash

...vessel's tanks to determine how much of the product may have spilled into the 50-mile channel that connects the Gulf of Mexico to the Port of Houston.The leak was halted about 90 minutes after the Coast Guard received word of the collision...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10/tanker-spews-flammable-liquid-after-h
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Review of Shell's Arctic drilling plan begins

...environmental aspects and until May 1 to comment on the overall revised plan, submitted by the subsidiary, Shell Gulf of Mexico Inc."The proposed drilling is a massive industrial undertaking, and Interior should not rush through its review...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-12/review-shells-arctic-drilling-plan-begi
State

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