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Revised Arctic offshore drilling review released

...return to its leases in 2015. Shell has filed a 2015 drill plan that calls for two vessels to drill during the short summer open water season but has said a decision to move forward will depend on getting permits and legal clearance.In the announcement...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-13/revised-arctic-offshore-drilling-review
State | AK legislature
Greenpeace activists leave Arctic drill rig after six-day stay

...Seattle for staging.Royal Dutch Shell, which leased the rig, hopes to use it for exploratory drilling during the summer open-water season in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast if it can obtain all necessary permits.Meanwhile...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-12
State
Protesters meet Arctic drill rig in Wash. harbor

...are glad to hear that news on Day One."Royal Dutch Shell hopes to use the rig for exploratory drilling during the summer open-water season in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast, if it can get the permits. Conservationists bitterly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-19/protesters-meet-arctic-drill-rig-wash-h
State
Greenpeace boards Arctic offshore drill rig in Pacific

...Pioneer left Malaysia in early March. It is one of two drill rigs Shell hopes to use for exploratory drilling during the summer open water season in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast if it can obtain all necessary permits.Shell last drilled...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-07/greenpeace-boards-arctic-offshore-drill
State
Federal agency releases Arctic drilling review

...review, in two volumes with nearly 960 pages, is flawed but indicates drilling cannot be done safely during the short summer open water drilling season.The agency acknowledges there is a 75 percent chance that one or more large oil spills of 42...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-03/federal-agency-releases-arctic-drilling
State
Thank you ... for the donation

...appreciation to the Fred Meyer Foundation/Juneau Advisory Committee for their donation of $300 to sponsor the Club's Summer Open Gym. With the contributed funds, the club was able to purchase sports equipment, program supplies such as Gatorade...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082003/nei_thanks.shtml
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Environmental groups call for study of Arctic Ocean corals

...environmental review of potential damage to the corals.Shell hopes to drill at least one exploratory well this year during the summer open water season. Environmental groups have strongly opposed drilling, claiming too little is known about the Arctic ecosystem...

http://juneauempire.com/dan-joling/2012-08-17/environmental-groups-call-study-ar
Winter hours: Juneau shops open year-round

...Lady Jewels and CuriosJarrett Cherkas manages Red Lady Jewels and Curios on South Franklin Street. After its first summer open as a freestanding operation, the Red Lady plans to stay open for its first winter.Cherkas said he runs the shop with...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-21/winter-hours-juneau-shops-open-year-rou
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Shell gets approval for Arctic spill response plan

...the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast.Shell hopes to drill exploratory wells in both locations during the summer open-water season using separate drilling ships. Shell Alaska spokesman Curtis Smith said in an email that the approval...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-03-29/shell-gets-approval-arctic-spill-respon
State
Admiral confident in Coast Guard Arctic readiness

...Peninsula, near the Aleutian Islands.The Coast Guard will routinely assign a single cutter near drilling sites during the summer open water season and has staged forward operating personnel on shore. The nearest base is on Kodiak Island more than 750...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-09/admiral-confident-coast-guard-arctic-re
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