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Hilcorp should find safer oil storage location

...the base of an active volcano. Hilcorp recently called the 2009 Mt. Redoubt eruption a "non-incident," because huge oil tanks didn't get swept into Cook Inlet. That's like saying a twenty car pile-up is no big deal because no one died...
Reader against Pebble Mine

...make it absolutely clear we aren't some Third World country that they can abuse. We are the state that forced all the huge oil companies to take years studying the way they were going to make the oil pipeline, and only then learned that their way...
Pace of Legislature about to pick up

...Fairbanks on Thursday, as the House continues work on SB21. Backbone, a nonpartisan group formed in 1999 to fight a huge oil merger in Alaska, is organizing the "Stop the Giveaway" rallies, and urging Alaskans in other communities to gather...
ANWR in no way a barren wasteland

...wasteland. Sen. Frank Murkowski's famous description of the coastal plain resembling a white piece of paper, and huge oil companies' statements on the low impact of directional drilling indicate that there is nothing sacred left in this beautiful...
Calculating the truth about the Kenai River?

...Inlet crossings where we were skimming along watching the salmon, whales and birds on the surface. Then we came across a huge oil slick which was about half a mile wide, so we tipped the wings north a little and followed it for a couple of miles where...
DEC praises BP, Phillips for performance on North Slope

...For instance, DEC is considering fining BP for taking too long to install a system to spot oil leaks on Prudhoe Bay's huge oil trunk lines. That issue and some others are being dealt with individually. While DEC pointed out some concerns in its...


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