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Two firms in Southeast pay sizable environmental fines

...Oelklaus said. Workers mopped up the fuel from the creek's surface and also dug up diesel-contaminated dirt from the spill site. While they were cleaning up the spill they noticed an unusual amount of sediment in Zinc Creek, Oelklaus said. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061306/sta_20060613050.shtml
News
My Turn: Pipeline spill-plan proposal a threat to environment

...training in back-pumping at Livengood, the responders caused significant damage to pipeline supports 125 miles from the spill site. Twenty-six months later, these defects in the Alyeska response plan have yet to be corrected. Veteran Alyeska spill...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122203/opi_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...fuel recovery, Piper said. The change will provide a ``new set of eyes'' at the spill site, he said. CH2M Hill will continue to work at the spill site. ESL-LCC would not comment about the move. A smooth transition between contractors...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031300/Loc_derail.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...he said. ``There's not a lot of migration.'' Railroad contractors have drilled sentinel wells between the spill site and the river and are manning a round-the-clock work camp at Gold Creek. If the fuel begins moving, crews have...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041700/Loc_rr.shtml
Oil pipeline back in full operation after shutdown

...workers were faced with extreme cold gripping much of Alaska in cleaning up the spill. While the temperature at the spill site was not known, Heatwole said it was 40 degrees below zero in Fairbanks, about 225 miles to the southeast. While arctic...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011107/sta_20070111001.shtml
News
Prosecutors seek to revoke BP spill case probation; company called repeat offender in Alaska

...said, and BP failed to put in place preventative measures that their own experts recommended.Prosecutors said the spill site directly abuts Prudhoe Bay and the damaged wetlands are covered by the Clean Water Act. They also contend the spill...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-11-17/prosecutors-seek-revoke-bp-spill-case-p
State
Judge ends BP's probation for spill

...freeze up was discovered, BP acted reasonably in addressing the problem."He also said BP's efforts to return the spill site to pre-spill conditions were "impressive.""An untrained observer would likely be unable to find any indication...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-12-28/judge-ends-bps-probation-spill
State
Crews prepare to clean pipeline oil spill

...crews cleaned off a gravel road that runs along the pipeline so cleanup crews and equipment could be positioned at the spill site. "All sides are working this thing diligently," Rinehart said. At least once a day, there is a visual inspection...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120109/sta_530776656.shtml
State and local briefly

...jet fuel. The railroad's response to the spill has drawn some heat from state regulators. Crews didn't reach the spill site for two days, and workers didn't start removing the contaminated snow for another two weeks. The spill occurred about...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011000/Loc_briefs.html
Local
Railroad switches cleanup contractors

...fuel recovery, Piper said. The change will provide a ``new set of eyes'' at the spill site, he said. CH2M Hill will continue to work at the spill site. ESL-LCC would not comment about the move. A smooth transition between contractors...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031300/Loc_derail.html
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