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Governments seek more time in Exxon Valdez case

...money for restoration work following the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill but need more time.Government attorneys, in a court...and Game commissioner are members of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council.Lawsuits brought against Exxon Mobil...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-17/governments-seek-more-time-exxon-valdez
State
Feds track seabird loss in North Pacific waters

...together some of these data bases after the Exxon Valdez oil spill when it was clear we needed to get a better handle on...outside the spill area."It was much bigger than the oil spill," Piatt said.Starting in the late 1970s, atmospheric...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-20/feds-track-seabird-loss-north-pacifi
Outdoors
Feds eye oil, gas drilling off East Coast, Alaska, Gulf

...border could lead to a catastrophic oil spill devastating to the crucial tourism...Jersey, environmentalists said an oil spill could devastate the environment and...windmill, a pelican gets hurt; an oil spill is a genuine catastrophe," said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-18/feds-eye-oil-gas-drilling-east-coast-al
State
Lunch and Learn events at state Capitol raise questions

...said Lunch and Learns are an informal, efficient way to educate people on topics of interest, such as responding to oil spills, a subject of one association-sponsored event this session. Erkmann's group usually sponsors two or three a year...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-15/lunch-and-learn-events-state-capitol-ra
State
My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids

...to investments. The U.S. Arctic Research Commission, in its recent white paper on oil spills in Arctic, recommends future work in areas such as: oil spill response technologies for cleanup and recovery of oil, data management tools and long...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-04/my-turn
Opinion
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...HJR12ExxonMobil should pay more damages for the Exxon Valdez oil spill. HJR13The U.S. Army should not reduce troop levels...SJR9ExxonMobil should pay more damages for the Exxon Valdez oil spill. SJR10The federal government should not manage ANWR's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/legislature-enters-second-half-heres-on
State | AK legislature
Five Good Reads: John Morgan

...diminishing orca population of Prince William Sound. As she studied the whales over two decades following the Exxon-Valdes oil spill, she grew both as a scientist and a person. The result is a heart-wrenchingly beautiful account in which the reader...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-04-9
Art
Officials expect minimal damage from Auke Bay oil spill

Government officials continue to monitor the Sunday oil spill at Statter Harbor in Auke Bay, but no environmental damage has been found. The Coast Guard wrote in a press release Tuesday that...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-25/officials-expect-minimal-damage-auke-ba
Local
Protecting ANWR from ourselves

...by drilling for oil. We have seen time and time again just how much damage oil companies can do (remember the Valdez oil spill?). I realize there are many in the Legislature and in the state who are dependent on oil for a host of reasons, primarily...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-02-12/protecting-anwr-ourselves
Letters
My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves

...pursuing oil and natural gas exploration. First, the ramifications of an environmental impact in the event of a major oil spill will have to be considered. Second, because of inadequate geological maps, patchy communication systems, and polar...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-03/my-turn-negotiating-rapids-arctic-ala
Opinion

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