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FEDERAL SUPPORT FOR OIL SPILL FUND WILL END IN 2018

From: Juneau Empire

“On Monday, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said by email that a 9-cent per-barrel excise tax on all American crude oil will expire at the end…

OCEANS: LAWMAKERS HEAR WHETHER MARINE SANCTUARIES SHOULD SINK OR SWIM

From: E & E News

“The natural resources director of Aleutians East Borough in Alaska, Ernest Weiss, brought up the proposal to create an Aleutian marine sanctuary. It was proposed by…

OCEANS: LAWMAKERS TO REVIEW MARINE SANCTUARIES

From: E & E News

“NOAA determined that the nomination, led by the nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, was "not sufficient". The hearing comes as the Trump administration…

ALASKA LAWMAKERS ON GUARD FOR POTENTIAL NEW OFFSHORE MONUMENTS

From: Alaska Dispatch News

"Alaska lawmakers are on the lookout for potential presidential decrees that could block fishing and drilling in the state's ocean waters."

OBAMA'S MARINE MONUMENT DESIGNATIONS ARE GOOD BUT IGNORE COASTAL WATERS

From: Alaska Dispatch News

"In the final months of his administration, Obama needs to correct this spectacular omission by designating additional monuments in ecologically sensitive…


News Releases

LAWSUIT TO UNRAVEL VARYING BP SPILL ESTIMATES

Paper Trail Explaining Starkly Different Leak Rate Numbers Yet to Surface

EXXON VALDEZ DAMAGES REMAIN UNSETTLED AFTER 21 YEARS

Inability to Document Natural Resource Damages May Bedevil BP Spill Payments

FDA SHOULD TEST GULF SEAFOOD FOR DISPERSANT CONTAMINATION

Legal Petition Demands FDA Move beyond Sensory Test to Look at Chemicals

BUY MMS MEMENTOS BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE

Auction of MMS Knick-Knacks as Successor Agency Struggles with Its Acronym

BP BUCKED CANADA’S SAME SEASON RELIEF WELL POLICY

Citing Its Gulf Expertise, BP Argued Rapid Relief Well Capacity Is Needless Expense