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Command set up to assess oil sheens

...historic shipwreck as a source of oil sheens in the Juneau area. The 369-foot...Officials believe they have traced the oil sheens back to the Princess Kathleen as...periodically released small, unrecoverable oil sheens. The guard and state environmental...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030110/reg_569280150.shtml
Regional News
Historic shipwreck may be source of oil sheens

...shipwreck off Lena Point this week after an increase of oil sheens on the water were reported recently. "We traced them...has been periodically releasing small, unrecoverable oil sheens in the area for years. The vessel's fuel tanks could...

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News
Coast Guard, state plan open house on shipwreck

...plans for assessing a shipwreck believed to the source of oil sheens in the Juneau area. The Princess Kathleen wrecked off...80 to 140 feet of water and periodically causes small oil sheens. Divers are set to examine the ship to determine how...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030310/reg_570179575.shtml
Regional News
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
Leaks in abandoned pipeline, crude oil sheens hamper pipeline cleanup

ANCHORAGE - An abandoned Cook Inlet pipeline sprung several leaks while it was being pressurized by cleanup crews.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082102/sta_pipeline.shtml
News
Historic shipwreck open house scheduled for today

...Princess Kathleen to further assess the integrity of its fuel tanks and estimate how much oil is left aboard the vessel. Oil sheens have been reported in the area around where the vessel grounded north of Juneau and sank on Sept. 7, 1952, off Lena...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030410/loc_570703360.shtml
News
Work continues on oil removal from 1952 shipwreck

...is a popular recreational diving site. The Coast Guard said divers have been assessing the wreck since February when oil sheens were noticed off the Juneau coastline. They have identified between 14,000 and 34,000 gallons of heavy bunker oil...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050310/loc_632068237.shtml
News
Princess Kathleen oil recovery to eclipse $10M

...tanks. Since the sinking, periodic fuel releases and oil sheens have been noted in the vicinity. The vessel sits at...scrub the ship clean. The leaks will result in small oil sheens on the surface, as had been observed before the work...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061310/sta_653072407.shtml
State Briefs

...Trading Bay area on the west side of the Inlet and comes ashore at Nikiski. Workers determined last summer that small oil sheens appearing near the pipeline were because of residual oil leaking out, said BP spokesman Paul Laird. Workers put a vacuum...

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News
Juneau Empire Online Local News: State and local briefs 7/1/97

...prison and a $250,000 fine. Trees may cause oil sheen FAIRBANKS - Mother Nature may be the culprit if light oil sheens begin appear on the Upper Chena River in the next few weeks, the Department of Environmental Conservation said Monday...

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