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Souring seas eating away at tiny creatures

...documented that souring seas caused by carbon-dioxide emissions are dissolving pteropods in the wild right now along the U.S. West Coast. That is damaging a potentially important link in the marine food web far sooner than expected."What we found...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-01/souring-seas-eating-away-tiny-creatures
State
Ocean acidification threatens marine life

...scientists five years ago saw chemical changes off the U.S. West Coast that hadn't been expected for half a century.Meanwhile...ocean. Their initial results, looking at just the U.S. West Coast, are disturbing."Right now, for acidification...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-15/ocean-acidification-threatens-marine-li
State
More humpback whales visiting Wash. state waters

...that their efforts are working.According to Cascadia Research Collective, the number of humpback whales off the U.S. West Coast has increased about 7 percent annually to about 2,000 animals, while the whales who visit Washington's coast...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-17/more-humpback-whales-visiting-wash-stat
State
Chinese ban of US shellfish to continue

BREMERTON, Wash. - The Chinese ban of shellfish imports from the U.S. West Coast will continue indefinitely, according to a letter sent by Chinese officials to a U.S. agency.The letter dated Jan. 23 was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-03/chinese-ban-us-shellfish-continue
State
US officials to meet with China on shellfish ban

...traveling to Beijing this week to discuss China's ongoing import ban on geoduck clams and other shellfish from the U.S. West Coast.A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration spokeswoman says Chinese authorities have agreed to meet Friday...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-21/us-officials-meet-china-shellfish-ban
State
Sakhalin gas development may serve Alaska interests

...with LNG from Sakhalin and other sources in Asia and U.S. West Coast markets. Mitsubishi Corp. is one of the partners...indicated that Alaska LNG can be delivered to the U.S. West Coast for $3.25 per million BTUs and to Japan for $3...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061103/bus_gasco.shtml
Business
Alaska Editorial: 'All-Alaska' gas line economics don't add up

...gas piped to Valdez, liquefied, loaded aboard expensive tankers, hauled to ports somewhere on the Canadian or U.S. West Coast, turned back into gas and then sent by pipe to consumers would be worth less to Alaska in taxes and royalties than...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062906/opi_20060629001.shtml
Opinion
Gas development authority abandons plans for lobbyist

...natural gas pipeline to Valdez, where gas would be liquefied and shipped to potential buyers in the Far East or on the U.S. West Coast. Senate President Gene Therriault, a North Pole Republican, and House Finance Co-Chairman John Harris, a Valdez...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012004/sta_gas.shtml
News
No harmful levels of radioactivity expected in US

...the thousands of miles separating Japan and the U.S., including Hawaii, Alaska, U.S. territories and the U.S. West Coast, the agency said no harmful levels of radioactivity are expected. The NRC is coordinating with the Energy Department...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031411/reg_799235608.shtml
Regional News
Natural gas authority seeks more money, cites voters' support

...natural gas pipeline to Valdez, where gas would be liquefied and shipped to potential buyers in the Far East or on the U.S. West Coast. Alaskans approved the authority be a 2-to-1 margin. "I think Ballot Measure 3 beat almost every legislator...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012204/sta_gas.shtml
News

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