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Kalamazoo River 'mess' is a lot more than that

If the BP blowout in the Gulf of Mexico is causing us to reconsider deep-sea drilling, then the July 26 oil disaster in Michigan should give us pause about constructing new oil pipelines. And taken together, the spills spotlight what's wrong...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081010/opi_693102880.shtml
Opinion
My turn: We need a plan to move beyond oil

By Kat Haber The BP oil disaster is one of the largest environmental calamities the United States has ever experienced. So, instead of responding with small solutions...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062310/opi_660254679.shtml
opinion
We need a plan to move beyond oil

The BP oil disaster is one of the largest environmental calamities the United States has ever experienced. So, instead of responding with small solutions...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062310/opi_660471031.shtml
opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...about six or seven other Juneau musicians who believed their music might dispel some of the bad energy created by the oil disaster. ``The craziness of it impressed me,'' said Sakarias about Valdez. ``It was a carnival atmosphere with a lot...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032199/Ins_spill.shtml
In the stacks: New nonfiction audiobooks

...by Peter Lehner and Bob Deans, read by Tom Weiner. Readers who paid close attention to the coverage of the Gulf Oil disaster of 2010 won't find much really new here, but readers who are curious now that the media attention has died down will...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2011-08-24/stacks-new-nonfiction-audiobooks
Art
Sen. Begich introduces oil spill legislation

...what point there would be a cutoff for claims; one complaint following a settlement surrounding the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil disaster in Alaska was that some unforseen longterm environmental impacts weren't accounted for. Begich said the Interior...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062210/sta_657805948.shtml
state
Oil and gas are the bridge to clean energy

...turn dim when the oil pipeline eventually dries up. As the nation watches the immediate impact of the catastrophic oil disaster in the Gulf, it is worth reflecting on long-term oil metrics. Every day, America spends in excess of $1 billion...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062710/opi_662216161.shtml
opinion
Our waters need Senate action too

...and carbon pollution reduction legislation by 63 percent to 31 percent. It also registered that cleaning up the BP oil disaster and energy reform is the number two priority of Americans, second only to job creation and economic growth. These...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080110/opi_689270981.shtml
Opinion
Workers race to keep oil spill from towns, falls

...through protected mangrove swamps. Ecologists say the area will need at least a decade to recover. Brazil's worst oil disaster was in 1975, when an oil tanker from Iraq dumped nearly 8 million gallons of crude into Guanabara Bay. The oil washed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071800/Bre_breaking.html
Breaking
Reduce federal subsidies for oil industry

We can't spill wind. That's a fundamental lesson we should take away from BP's offshore oil disaster - even if we learn nothing else. So before we clutter our fragile waters with even more risky rigs punching holes in the seafloor...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072810/opi_687347104.shtml
Opinion

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