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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...
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...
My Turn: Wake up to the dangers posed by non-native species in Alaska's waters operation of the Valdez Marine Terminal and the oil tankers that use it. The council's work is guided by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, and its contract with Alyeska Pipeline Service Company. The council's 19 member organizations are...
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...
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...
My turn: Now is the time to stress improved shipping safety

...have prevented it altogether. On the issue of who should pay for enhanced shipping safety, Congress should amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 as follows: Reinstate the 5-cent-per-barrel oil import fee to refill the federal Oil Spill Liability...
State urges judge to uphold Greenpeace pollution convictions 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...
Gottardi found guilty of arson

...on felony charges of first-degree arson and first-degree criminal mischief, along with a misdemeanor count of oil pollution for the Sept. 21 fire started in fuel lines at DeHarts Marina. Damage from the fire exceeded $150,000 and the...
Authorities targeting vessel oil discharges

...Development. Prompted by an increase in the frequency of oil pollution violations, the Coast Guard issued a directive in January updating guidelines for enforcing oil pollution provisions of an international convention on maritime...
Arson suspect says he was falsely accused

...Gottardi has pleaded innocent to first-degree arson, third-degree criminal mischief and a misdemeanor charge of oil pollution. "They've been trying to force me out of Juneau for awhile," Gottardi said. But he added that his arrest at...


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