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Oil spill cleanup a big concern

Oil spill cleanup in ice conditions is the big worry for us that live in Bristol Bay. I realize that we will need oil and gas for many years to...
Murkowski: Arctic issues about more than Alaska

...are areas we can see greater cooperation. With Russia, ... we could work together for scientific research (and oil spill cleanup). What role do you expect resource development to play?You have different parts of the Arctic where you have...
Juneau delegation outlines priorities

...centers."She said she will also work to get oil companies to pay a larger surcharge per barrel to DEC to help cover oil spill cleanup and education programs. The current 5-cent-per-barrel surcharge is not sufficient, she said, and this is...
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Weather stymies oil spill cleanup

With 24-foot seas and 50-knot winds continuing to pound the Aleutian island where a soybean freighter cracked in half, officials Saturday could take only a few small steps toward cleaning up the massive oil spill left behind.
North Slope oil spill cleanup completed

ANCHORAGE - The Department of Environmental Conservation says crews have completed the cleanup of a North Slope oil spill.
Cruise industry to provide barges for oil spill cleanup

By the end of the tourism season, Southeast shorelines will be safer from oil spills.
Fishing boats play key role in oil spill cleanup

The cleanup of up to 35,000 gallons of diesel fuel in Prince William Sound should end today, state officials said.
Regulators pulled off oil spill oversight

...Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has stripped authority from two regulators overseeing North Slope oil spill cleanup, in part because they allegedly nitpicked in their industry reviews, the agency's commissioner said. The news...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Spill bill deal may be near Hearings continue on legislation that would tighten oil spill cleanup By CATHY BROWN THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Shippers and the Alaska Railroad would have to prove they can pay damages to the state if they...
Alaska sending oil spill gear to Louisiana

...Anchorage Daily News reported. Alaska also is offering Gulf states advice and specialists from the Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup. The state has identified more than a dozen environmental conservation specialists who are ready to travel to the...


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