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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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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.
Lawmaker takes aim at state's derelict ships

...responders could have waited until summer when costs are cheaper to perform the work, but one of the vessels was shedding an oil sheen, posing an environmental risk.The problem isn't endemic to Alaska; over a 10-month period that started in 2011...
Volunteers provide bird's eye view of derby

...and Brent Fischer scanned the waters below looking for signs of distress: orange life jackets in the water, gas and oil sheen from a sinking vessel, people stranded on the shoreline."Basically just looking for any sort of signal letting us...
Our Tribes

...she needed to talk about the dead dolphins, the oil still on the beaches, the fish carcasses littering the shore, the oil sheen surrounding the Macondo well, and the broken hearts of the people. It was hard to hear. We bore witness to the raw...
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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