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My Turn: Ramp up US, Alaska's Arctic infrastructure

...appropriate legal framework for cooperation in the Arctic. An Arctic Search and Rescue Agreement as well as a Marine Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response Cooperation agreement has also been signed.Multilateral cooperation notwithstanding, the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-02/ramp-us-alaskas-arctic-infrastructure
Opinion
Jury acquits man in pipeline false-statement case

...involvement. Olson was charged in May with lying.The pipeline also was breached in 2001. Daniel Lewis was convicted of oil pollution, criminal mischief and other charges for firing a hunting rifle into the pipeline on Oct. 4, 2001. The hole allowed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-19/jury-acquits-man-pipeline-false-stateme
State
Fairbanks suspect in pipeline case to be released

...according to federal prosecutors.The pipeline was also breached on Oct. 4, 2001. Daniel Lewis was convicted of oil pollution, criminal mischief and other charges for firing a hunting rifle into the pipeline. The hole allowed 285,000 gallons...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-01/fairbanks-suspect-pipeline-case-be-rele
State
Two men saved from sinking skiff in Auke Bay

...another good Samaritan, Erickson said. The Coast Guard helped retrieve some floating debris and ensured there was no oil pollution.Erickson said the Coast Guard never learned the names of the floatplane pilot or the people who were rescued...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-04-11/two-men-saved-sinking-skiff-auke-bay
Local
From the archives: Grounded tanker spills 270,000 barrels of oil off Alaska

...enclosed water body with numerous islands, channels, bays and fiords," said Richard Golob, publisher of the Golob Oil Pollution Bulletin.The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation said three tanks on the ship's right side and five...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/grounded-tanker-spills-270000-barrels-o
State
Citizens Council calls for increased spill funding

...toward fixing this long-standing problem, by unanimously adopting a resolution proposing to amend the OSLTF and the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA90), in four ways:1. Increase the oil fee paid into the Fund;2. Institute a spill fee on cargo...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-04-09/citizens-council-calls-increased-spil
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...federal rules aimed at preventing oil pollution. The citation, which could lead...violations of regulations relating to oil pollution prevention and the city's spill...federal rules aimed at preventing oil pollution. EPA cites Bethel for hazardous...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073000/Loc_epa.shtml
Senate bill seeks to boost reserves of dwindling federal oil-spill fund

...Fund. Established in 1990 by the Oil Pollution Act, the tax expired four years...private parties in some cases. The Oil Pollution Act put a cap on the liability...regulations that came with the Oil Pollution Act. Those costs hit $93.2...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061405/sta_20050614021.shtml
News
EPA cites Bethel for hazardous waste violations

...dozen violations of federal rules aimed at preventing oil pollution. The citation, which could lead to fines, was issued...officials detailing 19 violations of regulations relating to oil pollution prevention and the city's spill prevention, control...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073000/Loc_epa.html
Local
State urges judge to uphold Greenpeace pollution convictions

...group Greenpeace was found guilty of violating Alaska oil pollution prevention laws. The defense is trying to have the...Capt. Arne Sorensen guilty May 9 of violating Alaska oil pollution prevention laws. Greenpeace was found guilty of two...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052605/sta_20050526013.shtml
News

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