Tag: oil spill

As spill response enters third week, oil continues to make its way into Port Valdez

Responders say that they have recovered over 50,000 gallons of oily water and made progress in containment, but there is still oil making its way into the port.

Thousands of gallons of oily water recovered from Valdez spill; officials say leak is contained

On Sunday evening, crews reported an oil sheen on the water near the Valdez Marine Terminal’s small boat harbor.

State responds to ‘oily water’ spill at Trans-Alaska Pipeline terminal in Valdez

The amount of oil that was released is unknown at this time, but crews under contract with Alyeska have corralled a 30-foot by 30-foot area of oily water and are attempting a cleanup.

Hearing ends 26 years of litigation over Exxon Valdez oil spill

The state and federal governments have decided not to pursue a final $100-million from ExxonMobil over its 1989 oil spill in Prince William Sound. Download Audio

State, Feds To Weigh Options In Exxon Valdez Case

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The state and federal governments have told a federal judge they are reviewing information from studies on the lingering effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill and will be deciding how to proceed in a continuing legal case.

State to Make EVOS Available Online

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Exxon Valdez oil spill litigation will soon be online. The Alaska State Archives has received federal funds to evaluate and make accessible state litigation documents stemming from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill.

BP Continues Cleanup of Lisburne Drill Site Spill

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A spokesman for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation says BP Exploration Alaska plans to complete cleanup of a spill at the Lisburne Production Facility drill site on Alaska's North Slope before digging up the pipe that burst and caused it.

Alaska News Nightly: July 19, 2011

‘Gang of Six’ May Break Through Debt Ceiling Stalemate, Legislative Hearing Targets Government Waste, BP Continues Cleanup of Lisburne Drill Site Spill, 2012 Kuskokwim 300 Race Could be Called Off, and more...

Kodiak hosts meeting for Exxon 'Valdez' claimant education

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The first of several meetings with plaintiffs in the aftermath of last week's Supreme Court decision in the Exxon Valdez oil spill punitive damages...

Alaska News Nightly: June 25, 2008

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Alaskans are responding with disbelief to the Supreme Court decision today that slashes the Exxon Valdez punitive damages award. We have reactions from plaintiffs...

Exxon 'Valdez' decision prompting big reactions in Alaska

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Plaintiffs in the Exxon Valdez punitive damages case are reacting with sadness and disbelief to today's U.S. Supreme Court decision. The Court capped the...

Talk of Alaska: Social Impacts of Exxon Valdez Settlement

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On Wednesday (Feb 27) the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in ExxonMobil's appeal of its punitive damage award from the 1989 Exxon Valdez...