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Alaska Digest

...companies made more than $5 billion in profits in 2004 and are looking at lucrative business again this year, an oil industry watchdog group says in a new report. The analysis commissioned by the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory...
Understaffed for oil spills? is on hand should a spill occur at any of the hundreds of work locations. Richard Fineberg, a longtime oil industry watchdog, sees a problem with the DEC's empty North Slope office. "The North Slope is one of the largest industrial...
BP whistleblower program may move in-house

...Gulf of Mexico in April. "I sincerely wish someone (had called) us," she said. Chuck Hamel, a veteran oil-industry watchdog, is dissatisfied with Sporkin's work because of the office's handling of one of Hamel's complaints - involving...
Lawmakers ask if pipeline rules will prevent neglect

...been involved in the debate over federal pipeline regulations for years and advises an Alaska conservation and oil industry watchdog group. Rep. James Oberstar of Minnesota, the committee's ranking Democrat, said the BP pipeline fiasco in...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ASSOCIATED PRESS ANCHORAGE - An oil industry watchdog group wants the state to file... Archives ANCHORAGE - An oil industry watchdog group wants the state to file...Empire Online ANCHORAGE - An oil industry watchdog group wants the state to file...
EPA, watchdog group raise concerns about Valdez oil tanker port

ANCHORAGE - An oil industry watchdog group and a federal agency are raising concerns about changes planned for the crude oil tanker port in Valdez. The Prince William...
Group wants merger suit

ANCHORAGE - An oil industry watchdog group wants the state to file a lawsuit challenging the pending merger of BP Amoco PLC and Atlantic Richfield Co. ``The only...
Pipeline company countersues oil industry watchdog group

An oil pipeline company has struck back at an industry watchdog group in a dispute over the group's commission of a study on how industry profits could more effectively fund environmental protections.
Officials look back to killed oil legislation

...Slope field office to test air and water quality and stage oil spill response drills. The plan was proposed when oil industry watchdogs and Congress, as they are now, were criticizing inadequate safety at the North Slope oil production facilities...
Regulators pulled off oil spill oversight

...The news that Susan Harvey and Robert Watkins were ousted from their spill-cleanup oversight angered some oil industry watchdogs, who think DEC is clamping down on regulators to appease an industry that finds itself under increasing criticism...


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