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Cannabis coalition hears from community

...Larry Shafer wanted to know how marijuana could be transported to remote Alaska villages on a boat when the U.S. Coast Guard follows federal law. Shafer said he viewed marijuana as a gateway drug to harder illegal substances, something he...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-17/cannabis-coalition-hears-from-commun
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What others say: Defend the Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard rescues Alaskans. Now, it's the...Security Act, authority over the U.S. Coast Guard was transferred from the Department...In recent years, we've seen the Coast Guard's budget slashed even as its duties...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-17/what-others-say-defend-the-coast-
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Arctic drill ship company pleading to 8 felonies

...oil on the vessels, and failing to notify the U.S. Coast Guard of hazardous conditions aboard the Noble Discoverer...charges was an inspection of the Noble Discoverer by the Coast Guard in Seward in late 2012, said Kevin Feldis, first assistant...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-08/arctic-drill-ship-company-pleading-t
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EPA fishing vessel discharge exemption still in limbo

...Also currently in the Senate is the version of the Coast Guard reauthorization already passed by the House. That includes...proposed Vessel Incidental Discharge Act would apply the Coast Guard's 2012 ballast water treatment requirements as the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-30/epa-fishing-vessel-discharge-exempti
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Voices of Alaska: Cook Inlet would benefit from a Harbor Safety Committee - here's why

...Inlet Risk Assessment, (CIRA). Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, the Cook Inlet...Cook Inlet, including; U.S. Coast Guard, port authorities, vessel operators...Cook Inlet's waters.U.S. Coast Guard Captain Paul Mehler III is Captain...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-22/voices-of-alaska-cook-inlet-would
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What others say: Need for icebreakers keeps getting cold shoulder

...A report commissioned by the Coast Guard in 2010 found that the service...Research Service report found.The Coast Guard needs to add to its icebreaking...missions in the Arctic, where the Coast Guard is America's leading service...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-19/what-others-say-need-for-icebreak
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Voice of Alaska: Time to continue moving Alaska forward after election

...services so our veterans' needs don't depend on annual congressional budget fights.As chair of the Fisheries and Coast Guard Subcommittee, we ensured our fisherman are treated fairly, stopped the threat of Frankenfish to Alaska fisheries...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-19/voice-of-alaska-time-to-continue-
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Harbor safety committee proposal needs clearer goals

...a path forward to reduce the risks of marine accidents in Cook Inlet." During a Wednesday presentation in Kenai, Coast Guard Lt. Eugene Chung emphasized that a harbor safety committee would not be another regulatory body, the Clarion reported...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-15/harbor-safety-committee-proposal-
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Harbor Safety Committee suggested for Cook Inlet

On Wednesday, Coast Guard Capt. Paul Mehler began his speech...Environmental Conservation, and the U.S. Coast Guard. A draft of the report was presented at Wednesday's meeting, preceding a Coast Guard presentation advocating for a Harbor...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-12
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Henrichs running to represent District P

...turf in Kodiak to attend a U.S. Coast Guard appreciation dinner."What a...my father came to Alaska in the Coast Guard," said Henrichs of his father...In addition to attending the Coast Guard function, the visit to Kodiak...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-26/henrichs-running-to-represent-distri
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