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From the archives: Grounded tanker spills 270,000 barrels of oil off Alaska

...but the outflow slowed to a trickle later Friday. An oil slick snaked about five miles from the ship as wind and tide...Fisheries Development Association, said he believed the oil slick would cause little damage unless wind pushes it back toward...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/grounded-tanker-spills-270000-barrels-o
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Thai oil spill spreads to new bay on resort island

...island in Thailand's eastern sea on Tuesday, as the oil slick continued to spread three days after leaking from a nearby...who was helping with the efforts to clean the bay. "Oil slicks, although reduced, are still on the beach and in the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-07-31/thai-oil-spill-spreads-new-bay-resort
Not For Web
Environmentalists sue DEC over spill permits

...formalizing them in a 1999 document. The assumptions cover such elements of a spill as how long it will last, the oil slick size, wind duration and direction and the rate of oil recovery. The lawsuit contends that under Alaska law those assumptions...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071502/sta_permits.shtml
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Search continues for overdue Ketchikan fliers

...reports Thursday from people who thought they spotted or heard the plane. "We haven't found anything, debris or oil slicks in the water," she said. "A few of the sightings were of aircraft on the sides of hills and mountains, but none...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082403/sta_missingfliers.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...said Coast Guard Capt. Ed Page, chief of marine safety in Alaska. The mysterious substance, which appeared to be an oil slick, turned out to be wind-whipped pollen, he said. Royal Caribbean is on probation for pollution violations in Southeast...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081000/Loc_haineswaste.shtml
Glossy pro-road mailer turns man off

...in bold white on black. I examined it with curiosity. The smooth glossy mailer, with what looks like a big black oil slick covering Gastineau Channel on the front, turned me off. On the back, they only listed 29 "Quality of Life" reasons...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121207/let_20071212030.shtml
Opinion
Shame pole targets Exxon Mobil on spill anniversary

...he's a liar," said Webber Friday afternoon by phone, as he brushed a sealing coat over the recently painted pole. An oil slick spilling from Raymond's mouth bears the infamous words uttered by Don Cornett, formerly Exxon's top official in Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032607/sta_20070326005.shtml
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This Day in History

...1968, the tanker Rebecca was seized by State Troopers north of Kenai for pumping ballast that led to a 200-300 yard oil slick. In 1985, unidentified amber lights appeared in the western sky above Anchorage at about 9 p.m. Spectators and officials...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021907/sta_20070219009.shtml
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This Day in History

...1968, The tanker Rebecca was seized by State Troopers north of Kenai for pumping ballast that led to a 200-300 yard oil slick. Prosecutors later learned how ineffective Alaska's oil laws really were. In 1985, Unidentified amber lights appeared...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021903/loc_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

...1968, the tanker Rebecca was seized by State Troopers north of Kenai for pumping ballast that led to a 200-300 yard oil slick. Prosecutors later learned how ineffective Alaska's oil laws really were. In 1985, unidentified amber lights appeared...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021904/sta_dih.shtml
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