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Sea otters declared recovered from 1989 Exxon Valdez spill

...ANCHORAGE - A federal study of Prince William Sound sea otters affected by crude oil...heavily oiled areas of Prince William Sound showed sea otters dying in the...many areas of western Prince William Sound were showing a sea otter population...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-02/sea-otters-declared-recovered-1989-exxo
State
Lawmakers, bill reflect on Valdez spill

...tanker Exxon Valdez struck the Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound carrying oil from the Trans-Alaska Pipeline terminal...oil spills just days before learning about the Prince William Sound catastrophe. His reaction to hearing about the spill...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-24/lawmakers-bill-reflect-valdez-spill
Local
Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

...their memories by images of fouled coastline in Prince William Sound, of sea otters, herring and birds soaked in oil...shipments, said Mark Swanson, director of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Council and a former Coast...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/exxon-valdez-spill-effects-linger
State
Senate panel hears Exxon Valdez funding measure

...Exxon Valdez struck Bligh Reef near Valdez on March 24, 1989, spilling about 11 million gallons of oil into Prince William Sound. Several lawmakers spoke of the event on the floors of the Alaska House and Senate on Monday.Lawsuits brought against...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-25/senate-panel-hears-exxon-valdez-funding
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Lesson of Exxon Valdez: Don't trust oil industry safety assurances

...the single-hulled Exxon Valdez grounded in Prince William Sound, causing at the time the nation's worst oil spill...from 1980-2010, stationed in the Arctic and Prince William Sound. Today he advises on oil and environment issues, though...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-25/my-turn-lesson-exxon-valdez-dont-trus
Opinion
From the archives: Grounded tanker spills 270,000 barrels of oil off Alaska

...on a reef and ripped holes in its hull Friday, gushing millions of gallons of thick crude oil into pristine Prince William Sound in the largest spill in U.S. history.The Exxon Valdez, a 987-foot tanker owned by Exxon Shipping Co. Inc...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/grounded-tanker-spills-270000-barrels-o
State
New members sought for Snowmobile Trails Advisory Council

...vacancies on the 11-member board, one of the vacant positions represents the Kenai Peninsula, Valdez and Prince William Sound; and the other two represent the Anchorage area. The term for these positions will begin March 1 and expire Feb...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-24/new-members-sought-snowmobile-trails
Outdoors
Applications for Voices Of The Wilderness 2014 artist residencies accepted through Feb. 19

...Wilderness Study Area (Western Prince William Sound): The Nellie Juan-College...Area is located in western Prince William Sound in south central Alaska. Artists...further questions about Prince William Sound: (907) 754-2318 or blydon...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-06/applications-voices-wilderness-2014
Neighbors
Killer bears and lemming suicide: Busting myths about Alaska animals

...from several pictures, which show a hunter with a big dead brown bear. The pictures are real. A hunter in Prince William Sound killed a very large brown bear. Someone took those pictures and an unrelated picture of a severed human leg and refashioned...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-21/killer-bears-and-lemming-suicide-bus
Outdoors
Division wants spill-prevention fund

...its time and money in response efforts.Douglas Mertz, an attorney who serves legislative monitor for the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council, told the subcommittee it is risky to rely on general-fund money for the prevention...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-14/division-wants-spill-prevention-fund
State | AK legislature

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