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Mammoth scope of shutdown revealed

...using 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-02/mammoth-scope-shutdown-revealed
State | AK legislature
Juneau 4th of July Parade Grand Marshals named

...He was named the USCG District 17 Enlisted Service Member of the Year in 2012 and served with the Deep Water Horizon oil spill response teams for nine months.? Navy Aviation Electrician Mate 3rd Class Tom Dawson, a Vietnan veteran from Petersburg...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-31/juneau-4th-july-parade-grand-marsha
Neighbors
Norway's king opens drilling conference

...waters, he said, with world-class shipbuilding companies, firms that excel in subsea and seismic technologies, and oil spill recovery companies. Representatives were at the conference to share experience and make connections, he said."I am...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-28/norways-king-opens-drilling-conference
State
Protester leaves Shell ship; one remains

...effort to draw attention to climate change and the risks an oil spill could pose in the remote waters off northwestern Alaska...had developed strong safeguards to protect against an oil spill.Fuller said he didn't have a hammock to rest in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-25/protester-leaves-shell-ship-one-remains
State
Empire Editorial: If Seattle doesn't want Shell, head north to the future

...and produce it to maintain our standard of living. It isn't risk-free - anyone who lived through the Exxon Valdez oil spill or saw the Kulluk aground on Kodiak Island knows this. But this state long ago decided that oil was worth the risk...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-27/empire-editorial-if-seattle-doesnt-wa
Opinion
Two people chained to Shell ship

...The protest was dubbed the "Paddle in Seattle."Those activists have also expressed concern about the risk of an oil spill in the remote Arctic waters and the effect of Shell's operations on global warming.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-24/two-people-chained-shell-ship
State
My Turn: Murkowski on Arctic ignorance: Let it go!

...also adopted two agreements in recent years to further cooperation and collaboration for search and rescue activities and oil spill response protocols.Despite the recent uptick in Russian aggression in the region, the Arctic has historically been considered...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-22/my-turn-murkowski-arctic-ignorance-le
Opinion
Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

GOLETA, Calif. - An oil spill that fouled beaches and threatened wildlife along a scenic stretch...at fossil fuels and remind people of the area's notoriety with oil spills."Big Oil comes with big risks - from drilling to delivery...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-21/oil-spreads-across-9-miles-pacific-fo
Not For Web
Settlement of $211M reached in Gulf oil spill

...individuals claiming damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill announced a $211 million settlement Wednesday with Transocean...U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier presides over the oil spill cases.As for the other settlements, Halliburton released...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-21/settlement-211m-reached-gulf-oil-spil
Not For Web
Despite protests, Arctic drill prep continues

...that's what we've been seeing so far," McGraw said.The activists say they are concerned about the risk of an oil spill in the remote Arctic waters and the effects that tapping new frontiers of oil and gas reserves will have on global warming...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-20/despite-protests-arctic-drill-prep-cont
State

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