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Juneau residents honored with Alaska Historical Society Awards

...records project, Hibpshman led a team of archivists that went through thousands of boxes of state records regarding the oil spill and subsequent litigation, determining what materials were archival, organizing them, and creating a finding aid for...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-16/juneau-residents-honored-alaska-historica
Art
Sea life, poisons and learning about science

...currents. Once students realized the dynamic changes to ocean currents, biologists explained how the tides would affect an oil spill if it occurred.Perhaps the most pressing thing children took away from the camp is that Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-09-21/sea-life-poisons-and-learning-about
Neighbors
For military ship, civilian science is the mission

...boundary. The third was for the Coast Guard to experiment with technology (including the drone) to help better monitor oil spills in the Arctic."None of these technologies are necessarily new, but they've never been used in Arctic conditions with...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/emily-russo-miller/2014-09-10/military-ship-ci
Come tour the ice breaker Healy

...Pacific Boundary Current and other oceanographic trends in the Arctic and the third examined the tools needed to respond to oil spills on ice at extreme northern latitudes.The Healy is scheduled to arrive at the cruise ship terminal in Juneau on Thursday...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-03/come-tour-ice-breaker-healy
Local
Kasaan's West named VPSO of the year

...might fill, from the obvious (like law enforcement and animal control) to serving as harbormasters, counselors and oil spill responders. There are eight VPSOs on staff in Southeast Alaska, though one is currently on deployment, and some officers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-29/kasaans-west-named-vpso-year
Local
My Turn: Bill Walker is now a target

...primarily represented Alaska's municipalities. So is the incumbent governor, who primarily represented the oil industry in oil spill litigation and as a lobbyist. Bill is a lifetime NRA member and has never supported restrictions on gun rights. Refusing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-22/my-turn-0
Opinion
Empire Editorial: A vote on trust

...the world around him, animals especially."He saw the oil spill on the news and when the enclosed picture appeared in...When Alaska raised oil taxes following the Exxon Valdez oil spill, investment did disappear - but by 1993 all the canceled...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-17/empire-editorial-vote-trust
Opinion
GOP candidates square off for last time

...carrying oil and gas that transited the Bering Straits last year along a coastline that is completely unprotected from oil spills.Miller sidestepped, using the question to drum his basic themes. "The greatest threat to our national security is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-15/gop-candidates-square-last-time
State
Treadwell: Let Alaskans decide

...impacts, either from shipping that they're bringing through the Northeast Passage and the Bering Strait without any oil spill contingency planning with us, or with fishing where they pretend they have zero bycatch. We know we've got enough...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-13/treadwell-let-alaskans-decide
State | Local
Advocates: Tailings dam breach a warning for Alaska

...disasters," and which Grand Chief Stewart Phillip of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs compared to the Exxon Valdez oil spill, sent about 10 million cubic meters of tailings water - which preliminary testing indicated Thursday meets Canadian and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/advocates-tailings-dam-breach-warning-a
Local

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