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Sea otters declared recovered from 1989 Exxon Valdez spill

...ANCHORAGE - A federal study of Prince William Sound sea otters affected by crude...from heavily oiled areas of Prince William Sound showed sea otters dying in...2009, many areas of western Prince William Sound were showing a sea otter population...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-02/sea-otters-declared-recovered-1989-exxo
State
Lawmakers, bill reflect on Valdez spill

...oil tanker Exxon Valdez struck the Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound carrying oil from the Trans-Alaska Pipeline terminal...to oil spills just days before learning about the Prince William Sound catastrophe. His reaction to hearing about the...

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

...their memories by images of fouled coastline in Prince William Sound, of sea otters, herring and birds soaked in oil...shipments, said Mark Swanson, director of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Council and a former...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/exxon-valdez-spill-effects-linger
State
Senate panel hears Exxon Valdez funding measure

...987-foot Exxon Valdez struck Bligh Reef near Valdez on March 24, 1989, spilling about 11 million gallons of oil into Prince William Sound. Several lawmakers spoke of the event on the floors of the Alaska House and Senate on Monday.Lawsuits brought...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-25/senate-panel-hears-exxon-valdez-funding
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Lesson of Exxon Valdez: Don't trust oil industry safety assurances

...1989, the single-hulled Exxon Valdez grounded in Prince William Sound, causing at the time the nation's worst oil spill...Alaska from 1980-2010, stationed in the Arctic and Prince William Sound. Today he advises on oil and environment issues...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-25/my-turn-lesson-exxon-valdez-dont-trus
Opinion
Former Juneau resident named superintendent for Kenai/Prince William Sound state parks

...Superintendent for the Kenai/Prince William Sound Area state parks. According...parks in Resurrection Bay and Prince William Sound.Blackwell began working for...Ranger working in the Kenai/Prince William Sound Area. "Jack has a solid background...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-09-28/former-juneau-resident-named-superin
Outdoors
From the archives: Grounded tanker spills 270,000 barrels of oil off Alaska

...aground on a reef and ripped holes in its hull Friday, gushing millions of gallons of thick crude oil into pristine Prince William Sound in the largest spill in U.S. history.The Exxon Valdez, a 987-foot tanker owned by Exxon Shipping Co. Inc...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/grounded-tanker-spills-270000-barrels-o
State
Tourism leader, POW defender Stephens dies

...tourism leader whose passion for Prince William Sound took new form after the 1989...thousands of tourists into Prince William Sound over the years to see calving...of the watchdog group, the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-25/tourism-leader-pow-defender-stephens-di
State
New members sought for Snowmobile Trails Advisory Council

...three vacancies on the 11-member board, one of the vacant positions represents the Kenai Peninsula, Valdez and Prince William Sound; and the other two represent the Anchorage area. The term for these positions will begin March 1 and expire Feb...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-24/new-members-sought-snowmobile-trails
Outdoors
Valdez opposes Prince William Sound borough

...up of coastal communities in Prince William Sound. And state lawmakers are stepping...is the largest community in Prince William Sound. Cordova is second, with...have about 100 people. The Prince William Sound area is now governed by the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032905/sta_20050329010.shtml
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