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Exxon CEO talks Arctic oil drilling

...successful projects in Russia - but also a catastrophic oil spill in Alaska's Prince William Sound when the Exxon Valdez oil tanker ran aground in 1989.Below are excerpts of the interview, edited for length and clarity.AP: Why now?Tillerson...
Saudi-led coalition pounds Yemen

...and to pump drinking water. The coalition, it added, must urgently "implement measures for the rapid processing of oil tankers to allow the safe, secure and speedy distribution of fuel supplies to the civilian population."All sides in the...
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Empire Editorial: Our need for more icebreakers keeps getting cold shoulder

...years as our existing ships age.Why do icebreakers matter? Look to the Healy's actions in 2011 when it escorted an oil tanker to Nome as that town was running short on oil. Look to the annual scientific and mapping missions in the Arctic, where...
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...
Group: Approval of Northern Gateway pipeline not worth the risk

The consequences to British Columbia's wild salmon alone from Northern Gateway's proposed oil tankers and Kitimat oil terminal are not worth taking, according to a statement from the Raincoast Conservation Foundation in response...
Joseph Patrick Winders

...Aircraft Company, and, at nineteen, his spirit of adventure led him to travel the world. He worked as an engineer on oil tankers, traveling between Caracas, Venezuela, to Vera Cruz. From there he traveled to Bermuda, where he settled down for...
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...
My Turn: Wake up to the dangers posed by non-native species in Alaska's waters

...brought into Prince William Sound by oil tankers for navigational stability on the...United States - where Alaska-bound oil tankers take on ballast water - and British...Valdez Marine Terminal and the oil tankers that use it. The council's work...
Alaska editorial: State should file new Exxon claims

...Should Gov. Frank Murkowski press an additional $100 million of restoration claims arising from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil tanker spill? The state's 1991 settlement with Exxon allows up to $100 million additional for damages that couldn't be...
Stevens' attack may help Democratic colleague

...favorable coverage earlier this year when she took on Stevens over a bill he sponsored that would have allowed more oil tankers into Puget Sound. While people in the Seattle region drive just as much as anyone else, they hate the idea of tankers...


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