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Little oil, no impact: Officials say Auke Bay unfazed by Feb. 22 spill

...District. The average spill is less than 10 gallons. "What we stress from this - if you're a mariner, if you see an oil sheen, let the harbor master know, or the EPA know, and that's the first step we can take," said Coast Guard External Affairs...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-27/little-oil-no-impact-officials-say-a
Outdoors
Empire Editorial: Legislature has a duty to investigate Guard scandal

...October that Legislative hearings and an investigation might muddy the water. This scandal, however, is more like an oil sheen concealing everything underneath the surface. It took four investigations to obtain tangible evidence of wrongdoing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-13/empire-editorial-legislature-has-duty
Opinion
Agencies respond to Auke Bay oil spill

...and AEDC have been attempting to clear the oil with sorbent pads and snares. Large black booms are in place to keep the oil sheen from spreading.She said because the wind has been mild since Sunday, the booms have been successful in containing the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-23/agencies-respond-auke-bay-oil-spill
Local
Oil sheen observed in Wrangell after boat sinking

The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies are responding to the site of a boat sinking in Wrangell, as a sheen of oil was seen surrounding the area.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-16/oil-sheen-observed-wrangell-after-boat-
Local
Shell drilling barge pulled from rocks

...If that doesn't work, he said, additional tugs will be used to keep it in place. Four more tugs were on scene Monday.A tug trailing the drill vessel used infrared equipment to watch for oil sheens and reported no petroleum discharge.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-08/shell-drilling-barge-pulled-rocks
State
State Briefs

...abandoned undersea pipeline, a process that could leave an oil sheen in Cook Inlet, company officials said. The pipeline...at Nikiski. Workers determined last summer that small oil sheens appearing near the pipeline were because of residual...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062002/sta_briefs.shtml
News
State Briefs

...dive team and three boats from Search and Rescue to help, according to the Sitka Sentinel. The helicopter spotted an oil sheen and debris a quarter-mile offshore Point Amelia, north of Shelikof Bay, said Search and Rescue Capt. Don Kluting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070903/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Ketchikan families rescued

...the end." The Dry Heat contained about 150 gallons of diesel fuel, and the Coast Guard crew reported seeing a small oil sheen about 50-by-50-yards in area. Ann Chandonnet can be reached at achandonnet@juneauempire.com .

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072301/Loc_KetchRescue.shtml
Local
9 saved from burning boat; baby set afloat in ice chest

...retrieving life jackets), but otherwise there were only bruises. It was a good story in the end." The Dry Heat carried about 150 gallons of diesel fuel, and the Coast Guard crew reported seeing an oil sheen of about 50-by-50 yards.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072401/Loc_boatfire.shtml
Local
Crew bails out on listing ship

...a line to the Cougar Ace to keep it from tilting further. Near the vessel, Coast Guard officers could see a 2-mile oil sheen, though officials said it was difficult to say how much of the ship's 430 metric tons of fuel oil or 112 metric tons...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072506/sta_20060725002.shtml
News

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