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My Turn: New CO2 rule should be applied to oil, gas industries

...and state government will begin to provide the necessary leadership on this grave threat to the future of Alaska.? Rick Steiner was a marine conservation professor with the University of Alaska, and today is a conservation biologist with Oasis...
My Turn: Lesson of Exxon Valdez: Don't trust oil industry safety assurances

...need to kick our hydrocarbon habit, and transition to an efficient, low-carbon, sustainable energy economy.? Rick Steiner was a marine conservation professor with the University of Alaska from 1980-2010, stationed in the Arctic and Prince...
Exxon spill case still unresolved that no one should expect environmentally responsible behavior by government or the oil industry in Alaska. ? Rick Steiner was the University of Alaska's marine advisor for Prince William Sound from 1983-1996, based in Cordova. He is...
Arctic shipping is a disaster waiting to happen

When the Malaysian freighter Selendang Ayu grounded in the Aleutian Islands eight years ago this week, it was a tragic reminder of the risks of northern shipping. While in route from Seattle to China in a Bering Sea storm, the ship's engine failed.
My Turn: Governor should revive Alaska Climate Change Cabinet

Before being picked as John McCain's running mate in 2008, Governor Sarah Palin seemed a true believer in climate change.
Citizens Council calls for increased spill funding

A lesson from all major oil spills is that once the oil is spilled, the damage is done. In Alaska, damage from the 1989 Exxon Valdez persists today, 24 years later.
My turn: Now is the time to stress improved shipping safety

...another such tragedy, and we need it now. This is the least we can do for those who lost their lives in this disaster. Rick Steiner is a professor and conservation specialist with the University of Alaska Marine Advisory Program in Anchorage. He is...
Report: State, federal governments unprepared for responding to oil spills

...49 million, according to the report. The liability limit for IMC Group is about $24 million, the report said. Rick Steiner, a conservation biology professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage, said he believes the report proves that many...
State, feds ponder pursuit of more claims for oil spill

...Journal reported that previously unreleased documents were made public following a freedom-of-information request by Rick Steiner, a marine biologist at the University of Alaska Anchorage and a frequent critic of the state's oil industry. Among...
My turn: Offshore oil plan risky

...until Nov. 22 to comment, and all documents and comment instructions can be found at Rick Steiner is a Juneau resident and professor at the University of Alaska Southeast.


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