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Thai oil spill spreads to new bay on resort island

...fourth major oil spill in Thailand's history, according to the Energy Ministry.In 2009, another PTT subsidiary was involved in the Montara oil spill, one of Australia's worst oil disasters, in the Timor Sea off western Australia.

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-07-31/thai-oil-spill-spreads-new-bay-resort
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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
Kalamazoo River 'mess' is a lot more than that

...to reconsider deep-sea drilling, then the July 26 oil disaster in Michigan should give us pause about constructing...we'll all be sorry. As this summer has made clear, oil disasters can happen anywhere, and no part of America will be...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081010/opi_693102880.shtml
Opinion
Despite a decade of healing, Exxon Valdez wounds still fester

Ten years ago, the nation suffered its worst oil spill when the tanker Exxon Valdez ran aground and hemorrhaged 11 million gallons of crude oil. A decade later, some of the crude is still there.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032199/Loc_exxon.html
Local
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
Ulmer: Alaska has lessons for Gulf spill response, recovery

In the place where another big oil disaster happened, spill commission member Fran Ulmer got asked about the impact of BP's huge spill on the people in the Gulf of Mexico...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030211/loc_793203587.shtml
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