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Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now

...Alaska director for the Natural Resources Defense Council. "There aren't any proven effective ways of cleaning up an oil spill in the Arctic."But global demand for oil, which affects prices of gasoline, diesel and other fuels everywhere, is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-26/oil-council-shale-wont-last-arctic-d
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Feds document seabird loss in North Pacific waters

...together some of these data bases after the Exxon Valdez oil spill when it was clear we needed to get a better handle on...outside the spill area. "It was much bigger than the oil spill," Piatt said. Starting in the late 1970s, atmospheric...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-19/feds-document-seabird-loss-in-north-
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Lunch and Learn events at state Capitol raise questions

...said Lunch and Learns are an informal, efficient way to educate people on topics of interest, such as responding to oil spills, a subject of one association-sponsored event this session. Erkmann's group usually sponsors two or three a year...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-13/lunch-and-learn-events-at-state-capi
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Eugene Juliussen Sr.

...construction slowed he went to work on the North Slope for BP and Sohio. After his retirement he helped clean up the Valdez Oil Spill and continued to commercial fish summers until the time of his death.Eugene is survived by his wife of 46 years, Bonnie...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174466932
Deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

...and other federal agencies have expressed concern about responding to vessels in distress, industrial activities and oil spills.Royal Dutch Shell PLC began exploratory drilling on offshore leases in 2012 in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas. The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23/deep-water-port-proposed-for-vessels
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Harbor Safety Committee suggested for Cook Inlet

...marine accidents - specifically, of oil spills - in Cook Inlet. Although such a...people, including harbor operators, oil-spill responders, and representatives...questions: what is the risk of an oil spill in the Cook Inlet? And what can...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-12
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River Ranch in Funny River considered for upgrades

...long-time Alaskans Glen and Bertha Moore. They sold it to Eugene and Della Hansen. Then, funds from the Exxon Valdez oil spill were used to buy and close the riverfront parcel along Funny River road. Now, Alaska's Department of Natural Resources...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-15/hansen-homeastead-in-funny-river-con
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States concerned about proposed Coast Guard rules

...rights in preventing and preparing for oil spills.State officials in California...spill reporting, tug boat escorts or oil spill contingency plans, they say.For...uncertainty about whether state-required oil spill contingency plans for tankers would...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-15/states-concerned-about-proposed-coas
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Voices of the Peninsula: Cook Inlet navigation - safe as can be?

...the family breakfast table or the local coffee shop.Oil spill prevention is complicated, distant stuff. But when...progressed.Since then, I can recall lots of near misses, oil spills, pipeline leaks and vessels sinking. I've also seen...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-19/voices-of-the-peninsula-cook-inle
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First oil spill response drill planned near Nome

NOME (AP) - An oil spill response drill is set to take place at Port Clarence northwest of Nome on Wednesday in a region where industrial projects are proposed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-14/first-oil-spill-response-drill-plann
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