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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 to the Canadian...
My turn: Ballot measure 2 would give Alaskans more clout over coastal development

...spills in Prince William Sound. Never in its history did the old program become a vehicle for efforts to shut down the oil terminal in Valdez or the tankers that use it. The purpose of the program is to create consensus on development projects, not...
Kansas firm negotiating with Williams debt, Williams has been trying to sell all its Alaska properties, which include the North Pole refinery, two oil terminals, 29 Williams Express stores and a 3 percent interest in the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, for the past year. The...
My Turn: Pipeline regulators need citizen oversight

...operations, much as our council keeps watch over tanker and oil terminal operations in Prince William Sound. The industry and...don't monitor pipeline operations - just tanker and oil terminal operations in Prince William Sound - so we haven't...
Well-known walrus turns up alive

...setnet site is one of Wally's favorite haulouts. About a week and a half ago, a pilot told workers at the Drift River oil terminal that he'd seen the body of a headless walrus that had washed ashore. The workers, who viewed Wally as a mascot...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...but he denied being intoxicated on March 24, 1989, when the tanker struck the reef several hours after leaving the oil terminal in Valdez, Alaska. The former tanker skipper admitted he had at least three vodkas earlier in the evening, but said...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...pups THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KENAI - Oil terminal workers rescued a starving female...Email Reddit Archives KENAI - Oil terminal workers rescued a starving female...The Juneau Empire Online KENAI - Oil terminal workers rescued a starving female...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Around the state THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Driver dies in accident at oil terminal VALDEZ Â A Valdez man died Wednesday night when the dump truck he was driving rolled over an embankment at the Alyeska Marine Terminal...
This Day in History

...1963, a fire swept the Cordova business district, causing more than $1 million in damages. In 1974, plans for the oil terminal at Valdez received the go-ahead. In 1979, the National Park Service announced its intent to ban all aircraft flying...
State makes tentative deal to buy North Pole oil refinery

...Murkowski said. Facing billions of dollars in debt, Williams Cos. had been trying to sell its North Pole refinery, two oil terminals, 29 Williams Express stores and a 3.08 percent share of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline. Flint Hills and Koch Alaska...


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