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Greenpeace prosecution was unjustified

...and the captain of the Arctic Sunrise from the state's charges that they operated the ship without filing an oil spill contingency plan. Greenpeace fully supports the state of Alaska's environmental safety rules for ocean-going vessels, which...
Companies settle with state over grounded tanker

...of $360,000 based on what Seabulk saved by not complying with the crew readiness requirements of Tesoro's oil spill contingency plan, and $64,870 in reimbursement for the state response and investigation. Tesoro also has agreed to produce...
Lack of awareness factor in shutdown

...program manager for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, said a state review of Alyeska's oil spill contingency plan found the plan was properly adhered to and that the secondary containment, to which the oil spilled, "worked...
Fuel off-loaded from tug

...Skimming vessels also were used to suck up diesel on top of the water. The tug was not required to have an oil spill contingency plan because it was contracted to the Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. as part of its oil spill prevention and response...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Spill dispute partly over 2/15/98

...environmental regulators and a Cordova-based fishermen's union said Thursday they have reached partial agreement on an oil spill contingency plan for Prince William Sound. Environmental commissioner Michele Brown said the out-of-court settlement...


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