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My Turn: Sullivan: Alaska, Washington state must work together

...Bind" found that Alaskan industries accounted for 113,000 jobs in 2013 and generated $6.2 billion in wages in the Puget Sound region. According to a report conducted by the University of Alaska, offshore oil production in Alaska, all told...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-02/my-turn-sullivan-alaska-washington-st
Opinion
Protester leaves Shell ship; one remains

...ports and waterways by all waterway users," Lt. Cmdr. Justin Noggle, chief of enforcement at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, said in a news release Sunday. "The Coast Guard respects the First Amendment rights of people to safely and lawfully...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-25/protester-leaves-shell-ship-one-remains
State
Woman hanging on Shell ship since Friday ends drill protest

...enforcement for de-escalating the incident.Lt. Cmdr. Justin Noggle, chief of enforcement at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, said Sunday that it is the agency's duty to promote safety on the seas and in ports and to protect the First Amendment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-26/woman-hanging-shell-ship-friday-ends-dr
State
My corner of Alaska: Old age and old boats

...came along in his 40s, a 12-foot open sailboat that he, his wife and their small daughter sailed near their home in Puget Sound. The daughter took to it, too, knowing port from starboard before she was sure of left and right. A few years later...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/my-corner-alaska-old-age-and-old-boats
Art
Species in the Spotlight helps endangered species

...Pacific leatherback sea turtles, Sacramento River winter-run chinook salmon, Southern Resident killer whales in Puget Sound, and California Coast white abalone. "Of all the species NOAA protects under the ESA, these eight species are among...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-15/species-spotlight-helps-endangered-s
Outdoors
Seattle mayor, 'kayaktivists' take on oil

...drill rig and to do other work.He cited the city's deep-water port, loading spaces and workforce, and noted the Puget Sound has long been a major staging ground for the Alaska oil industry.Environmental activists say they relish the chance...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-08/seattle-mayor-kayaktivists-take-oil
State
Seattle needs permit for oil

...plan to protest near the port in kayaks when they arrive.Critics say welcoming the fleet risks pollutant spills in Puget Sound and that enabling oil drilling in the Artic runs counter to Seattle's environmental sensibilities. Supporters say...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-05/seattle-needs-permit-oil
State
Greenpeace wants Shell's lawsuit over protest dismissed

...Last month, the agency created temporary safety zones for Shell's 28-vessel fleet while in Washington state's Puget Sound, Moberly wrote. Other vessels must stay 500 yards away while Shell vessels are in transit and 100 yards away when...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-07/greenpeace-wants-shells-lawsuit-over-pr
State
Starfish babies offer glimmer of hope amid mass die-off

LOPEZ PASS, WA - Emerging from a recent dive 40 feet below the surface of the Puget Sound, biologist Ben Miner wasn't surprised by what he found: The troubling disease that wiped out millions of starfish up and down...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-04/starfish-babies-offer-glimmer-hope-amid
State
Celebrating clean water

...clean water in the Inside Passage. It's part of the International Waterkeeper Alliance, which also has branches in Puget Sound, Cook Inlet and more than 200 other places.The group's first project was a short film called "Water is Life...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-08/celebrating-clean-water
Art

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