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Voices of Alaska: U.S. must become informed on Arctic issues

...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 considered...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-25/voices-of-alaska-us-must-become-i
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Online tool aids oil-spill response

...database said." Because the spilled oil was most likely to come ashore between minimum and maximum tide, the oil spill response studies needed to look at the intertidal zones. But Saupe said that intertidal shorelines were often excluded from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-21/online-tool-aids-oil-spill-response
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Walker proposes $65M supplemental budget for current year

...legalized marijuana in Alaska, and a proposed re-appropriation of $3.2 million left from completed projects to a fund used for cleanup of contaminated sites, nonemergency spill response and other activities, which faces a shortfall.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-04/walker-proposes-65m-supplemental-bud
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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.Spill response company Alaska Chadux is among those participating in the exercise...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-14/first-oil-spill-response-drill-plann
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New portal provides digital look at Alaska's coast

...wind speed, wave flow, and weather conditions, all of which contribute to how CIRCAC would make decisions during a spill response, Saupe said. Saupe said previously CIRCAC would have to gather paper maps and hard copy reports and piece together...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-10-0
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...It's been operating there for decades and operating safely," she said.The U.S. Coast Guard has conducted spill-response exercises in the straits the past three years. Some have taken place in winter to test technology for tracing oil...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-03-1
News

...deserved "recognition, not condemnation" for its spill response efforts.The federal judge presiding over the case...restoration efforts, including more than $14 billion on spill response and cleanup costs and more than $11 billion to compensate...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2013-09-29
25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

...Sound Regional Cizens Advisory Council and a former Coast Guard officer.When the tanker ran aground, for instance, spill response equipment was buried under snow. Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. in 1989 had 13 oil skimmers, five miles of boom and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-23/25-years-later-exxon-valdez-spill-ef
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Asleep at the wheel

...action - until it was too late to prevent disaster. Spill response was late, crazy, and ineffective. Our waters and...negligence, or lack of oversight by government authority. Spill response is typically botched but you can't clean up a big...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-24/asleep-at-the-wheel
Letters
Voices of Alaska: Measure would preserve spill response, prevention efforts

...recent anniversary reminds Alaskans, and the world, of the importance of oil spill prevention and need to improve oil spill response. Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council has worked hard since the spill to ensure that prevention...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-02/voices-of-alaska-measure-would-pr
Opinion

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