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EPA, watchdog group raise concerns about Valdez oil tanker port

...ANCHORAGE - An oil industry watchdog group and a federal agency are raising concerns about changes planned for the crude oil tanker port in Valdez. The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council warns that the downsizing and modernization...
Lawmakers, bill reflect on Valdez spill

...oil spill. "It's one of those pivotal events in your life," she added. At 12:04 a.m. March 24, 1989, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez struck the Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound carrying oil from the Trans-Alaska Pipeline terminal. The...
Fuel off-loaded from tug

...Reef - the same reef encountered by the Exxon Valdez oil tanker in the nation's worst oil spill. The Crowley Marine...heavy black crude that spilled from the Exxon Valdez oil tanker in 1989. Oil from that spill remains in Prince William...
Evening at Egan Friday Fall Lecture Series

...the Egan Library at 7 p.m. Coen's presentation is on the challenges faced in a test run of an ice-breaking crude oil tanker in the Northwest Passage. The talk should be especially timely with the recent controversy over oil companies poised...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Hairline hull crack found in oil tanker THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ANCHORAGE...said. Hairline hull crack found in oil tanker 052300 Local 8 The Juneau Empire...Archives> Hairline hull crack found in oil tanker 29° Classifieds
Tugs help prevent collision

ANCHORAGE -- Tug boats stopped an oil tanker on a collision course with a fishing boat and its outstretched net in Valdez Narrows earlier this month. It was the first such...
Oil tanker barred from loading oil

ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Coast Guard said it prohibited a tanker in Valdez from loading oil after cracks were found in the 24-year-old vessel.
Oil tanker spills crude

ANCHORAGE - A dinner-plate-sized hole in the side of a tanker near the waterline is being blamed for about 420 gallons of crude oil leaking into Cook Inlet waters over the weekend.
Hairline hull crack found in oil tanker

ANCHORAGE - A 3 1/2-inch crack was discovered early Monday in an Exxon tanker departing from Valdez, creating a sheen and forcing the ship back to the dock, state officials said.
Tanker's crew faulted for grounding

ANCHORAGE - The crew of an oil tanker that ran aground near Nikiski in February has been faulted for the mishap. Sound off on the important issues at The crew of the...


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