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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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-27/group-approval-northern-gateway-pipe
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-24/lawmakers-bill-reflect-valdez-spill
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-09-09/evening-egan-friday-fall-lecture-se
Neighbors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-03-05/my-turn-wake-dangers-posed-non-native
Opinion
Rig manager testifies in Shell barge grounding

...to be hauled up.On Jan. 31, the repaired Aiviq and the Alert, a tug on loan from escorting Prince William Sound oil tankers, were briefly able to make headway pulling the Kulluk southwest away from land. But when the line to the Aiviq broke...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-23/rig-manager-testifies-shell-barge-groun
State
Alaska Editorial: Coast Guard proposes regulation to follow law

...tugboat escorts for double-hull oil tankers in Prince William Sound.This...get this rule done because all oil tankers traveling in the sound have had...applied so long as single-hull oil tankers were used in the Alaska trade...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-08-21/coast-guard-proposes-regulation-follo
Opinion
US, Canada conduct Bering Strait spill drill

...there is increasing concern among Coast Guard and Alaska officials about growing non-U.S. vessel traffic including oil tankers and liquefied natural gas carriers using the Russia's Arctic northern sea route from Europe to Asia. The route transits...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-05/us-canada-conduct-bering-strait-spill-d
State
Study predicts fewer icebergs from Columbia glacier

...considerably."It's lost a huge volume of ice," he said.The glacier became a footnote to history in 1989 when the crude oil tanker Exxon Valdez changed course to avoid one of its icebergs and ran aground on Bligh Reef, spilling crude oil into Prince...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-27/study-predicts-fewer-icebergs-columbia-
State
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052206/opi_20060522002.shtml
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052906/sta_20060529052.shtml
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