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Coast Guard anticipates high-tech future with Arctic center

...private firm based in Anchorage.In the second half of the demonstration, Wisniewski and Bochenek programmed a simulated oil spill. With the help of the software, emergency responders would have immediate access to sea currents, ice conditions and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-07/coast-guard-anticipates-high-tech-fu
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Kenai River Ranch development plans advance

...was purchased using Exxon Valdez Oil Spill funds. The Alaska Department of...was damaged during the Exxon Valdez oil spill and not to make significant changes...the property was purchased with the oil spill money, to save the bank," Breakfield...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-10/kenai-river-ranch-development-plans-
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Scientists link oil exposure to reduced survival of fish

...Incardona said. "For us down here in Puget Sound, one of our big concerns is just urbanization, and the little, tiny oil spills that happen every day as non-point source pollution. Certainly for both - large spills and everyday chronic pollution...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-08/scientists-link-oil-exposure-to-redu
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Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit

...later this month, says he is mindful of the dangers of offshore drilling, particularly given the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill."When it can be done safely and appropriately, U.S. production of oil and natural gas is important," he said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-18/approval-of-arctic-drilling-comes-ju
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State, feds won't pursue $92M more in '89 Exxon Valdez spill

...Alaska's Prince William Sound following a devastating oil spill more than two decades ago.In a court filing made on...populations in the area affected by the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill.The filing came ahead of a scheduled status hearing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-10-14/state-feds-wont-pursue-92m-more-in-8
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More, smaller icebergs could show up in Alaska tanker lanes

...on March 24, 1989. The Exxon Valdez spilled roughly 11 million gallons of crude oil. It was the nation's largest oil spill until the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout in the Gulf of Mexico. The crew of the Exxon Valdez had received permission...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-10-10/more-smaller-icebergs-could-show-up-
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Soldotna expands trail system

...the state under its partnership with the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. The council's habitat protection program used civil settlement funds from the Exxon Valdez oil spill litigation for restoration and habitat protection. The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-30/soldotna-expands-trail-system
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The fishing how-to

...fishing was restricted in 1989, during the Exxon Valdez oil spill, sockeyes came into the Kenai in record numbers, attracting...were only a ripple in the media maelstrom about the two oil spills and resulting angling bonanza. I rarely write how-tos...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-27/the-fishing-how-to
Outdoors
Voices of Alaska: U.S. must become informed on Arctic issues

...also adopted two agreements in recent years to further cooperation and collaboration for search and rescue activities and oil spill response protocols.Despite the recent uptick in Russian aggression in the region, the Arctic has historically been...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-25/voices-of-alaska-us-must-become-i
Opinion
Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee seeking members

...consulting group Nuka Research, who lead the Cook Inlet Risk Assessment, a study of the probability and consequences of oil spills in the Cook Inlet. The creation of a harbor safety committee is a preventative measure strongly recommended by the Risk...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-23/cook-inlet-harbor-safety-committee-s
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