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Mammoth scope of shutdown revealed

...federal money.The cruise ship waste monitoring and drinking water monitoring programs would continue, as would oil spill prevention and response programs.The state's environmental health laboratory would shut down unless there is a health...
State | AK legislature
Sockeye marketers look to pink campaign

...miles of pipelines. Giguere said people are surprised to learn that the citizen's group does much more than oil spill prevention and response programs."We have a biological and chemical monitoring program, and we have taken the scientific...
Bering Straits Native Corp. seeks land for future Arctic port

...necessary tasks and missions, including search and rescue operations, shipping safety, economic development, oil spill prevention and response, port development and refuge, arctic research, and maritime law enforcement," Young said.Increasing...
West Coast officials discuss oil transport

...been involved in the conversations. The goal has been to give states a place to share ideas and information about oil spill prevention and mitigation.The issue of oil trains isn't isolated to the region, but it has challenged officials typically...
Northwest Digest

...guilty verdicts against Greenpeace and the captain of the Arctic Sunrise for sailing in Alaska waters without an oil spill prevention plan. District Judge Kevin Miller cleared Greenpeace Inc. and Capt. Arne Sorensen of the misdemeanor charges...
Greenpeace pollutes

...criminal charges against Greenpeace on July 23 saying the activist group broke environmental laws by not submitting oil spill prevention documents before its ship entered state waters. Now, look at the air pollution (from its ship) I caught on...
My Turn: Pipeline spill-plan proposal a threat to environment

The Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. says it needs government approval to amend its oil spill prevention and response plan for the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) before the end of the year. But critics, including a veteran...
Chamber updated on 2010 Coast Guard operations

...than 120,000 gallons of oil from the long-sunken Princess Kathleen. Colvin said a big issue on his mind is oil spill prevention. He said the Coast Guard was completely successful this year moving oil in and out of Valdez and that no tankers...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Quality Division, a position Conway held for two years. Chapple served the last five years as DEC's leader in oil spill prevention and preparedness. Foresters honor Keith Hutchison: Retired forester Keith Hutchison was given the highest honor...
ConocoPhillips delays 2014 Arctic marine drilling

...challenges in the Arctic are considerable."Clearly, more time is needed to develop world-class safety and oil spill prevention and response standards," she said.


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