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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...
USCG conducts check flights after report of sheen

...the waters in Lynn Canal after a report last weekend of oil sheen being seen near Mud Bay. Oil response personnel from...make patterns on the ocean surface that can look like an oil sheen, Tiernan said. A small amount of oil from a leaking...
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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...
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...
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.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...SeaRiver North Slope. Officials with the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company said the cracks appear to have caused the small oil sheen spotted in the water near the vessel Tuesday afternoon. The crew of the SeaRiver North Slope was unloading the 2.3...
State Briefs

...near Gambier Bay on the southeastern side of the island, according to the Coast Guard. On Monday searchers found an oil sheen in Mitchell Bay, on the western side of Admiralty directly across from Gambier Bay, the Coast Guard said. Today the...
Responders fear harm from Yukon River fuel spills flooding. On-scene coordinator Ed Meggert said damage was extensive over several villages. Late last week, an oil sheen could be seen and smelled in Eagle village. Officials fear fuel might contaminate water wells in several villages. Some...
Vessel sinks at Harris Harbor the dock. A downtown harbor supervisor said an absorbent boom was placed around the sunken vessel and only a minor oil sheen was observed. The Department of Environmental Conservation and United States Coast Guard were contacted. Coast Guard...
Coast Guard hearings into sinking start in Seattle

...just a few miles away. They recovered the body of skipper Dave Rundall, empty survival suits, an empty raft and an oil sheen. It was the worst U.S. commercial fishing accident in years. The cause may never be known, though it clearly happened...


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