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Harbor safety committee proposal needs clearer goals

...mitigate the risks associated with Cook Inlet marine transportation, especially as it pertains to oil and gas.According...agencies, and the general public. Issues with marine transportation in Cook Inlet could be addressed through the harbor...
Faulkner: Time for change in Legislature

...restructure statewide tourism promotion to target localized attractions. I will stimulate private sector investment in marine transportation infrastructure; recruit Anchorage based businesses to re-locate here; boost year-round local hire schedules...
Officials float idea of using Susitna in AMHS

...operations with the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, to discuss the possibility. At a Marine Transportation Advisory Board meeting last week in Skagway, Juneau resident Chip Thoma made a similar suggestion, saying the...

...created by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to represent the citizens of Cook Inlet in promoting environmentally safe marine transportation and oil facility operations. Complete details for the competition can be found on the Cook Inlet RCAC website...
Beach access goes to trial

...platted road, restricting public access to the beach. OSK blocked access in order to comply with provisions of the Marine Transportation Security Act of 2002. OSK's land was once owned by the federal government. It was later selected by the borough...
Murkowski seeks icebreaker funding

...increases due to climate change and a reduction in summer sea ice. Activities such as energy development, tourism, marine transportation and shipping will increase, and the Coast Guard must have the resources to respond. This funding is a good start...
Nikishka Beach access denied

...with identification and a good reason to be there. They did so in order to fully comply with provisions of the Marine Transportation Security Act of 2002, a company spokesman said. Area residents, many of them commercial fishers, have used...
Peninsula contingent pushes bills

...temporary services of fishing vessel crewmembers engaged in spill response. HB 294 would establish an Alaska Marine Transportation Advisory Board. On Friday, it was in the hands of the Senate Finance Committee. Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak...
Marine risks reviewed

A federally-mandated study is under way to gauge marine transportation use in Cook Inlet.Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, the U...
Cook Inlet Risk Assessment panel members named

...their area of knowledge is unable to participate. The Cook Inlet Risk Assessment is an undertaking to consider marine transportation in the Cook Inlet, and what might be needed to make it safer.


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