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  1. Key ice-handling vessel for Shell's Arctic drilling program damaged, returns to portRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Anchorage Daily News

    In another hurdle for Royal Dutch Shell's Arctic drilling program, an ice-handling vessel playing a key role in the operation has returned to Dutch Harbor after a gash was discovered in its hull. The Fennica , a 380-foot Finnish vessel, was damaged Friday as it headed for the drilling grounds in the Chukchi Sea off the northwest Alaska coast, with a state-certified marine harbor pilot on board handling the vessel.

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  2. Environmental regulation could change Shell's plan for drilling in Alaska's ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    Transocean's Polar Pioneer, a semi-submersible drilling unit, has arrived in its final staging port, Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands, before heading to the Chukchi Sea for summer drilling for Royal Dutch Shell. Shell still lacks final federal permits that would allow exploratory drilling and possible confirmation of rich oil reserves under the Chukchi Sea.

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  3. Shell heads for Alaska while awaiting final drilling permitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    One Royal Dutch Shell offshore drill rig is headed to Alaska and a second is poised to leave, despite lacking final federal permits that would allow exploratory drilling and possible confirmation of rich oil reserves under the Chukchi Sea. A spokesman for Royal Dutch Shell PLC said that's routine.

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  4. Permit problem could be hangup in Shell's Arctic drilling plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Shell's hopes of boring two wells in the Arctic Ocean this summer could be jeopardized by an obscure permitting requirement that effectively bars drilling operations close to each other in waters off Alaska. The restriction could be a major stumbling block for the company, which has spent $7 billion and seven years pursuing oil in the region.

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  5. Shell's return brings changes to airport, Coast Guard presence in UnalaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    Shell is back in Unalaska, and trying to be a good neighbor by not inconveniencing air travelers at the local airport. That's why Shell has a separate boarding and security area constructed at the local airport to accommodate oil company passengers flying on chartered Ravn Alaska flights, according to Shell spokeswoman Megan Baldino.

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  6. Dry conditions require fire safety, vigilance of all AlaskansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Wildfire safety is every Alaskan's job right now. And that includes alerting the authorities if we see improper behavior.

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  7. Governor should accept Medicaid expansion with or without Alaska LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    A friend of mine died the other day. He had recently had a huge cancerous tumor removed from his chest, and after returning home to recover, had suffered internal bleeding and passed away.

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  8. Troopers accuse driver of running down bald eagles near Unalaska landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers have cited a 28-year-old man from Oregon who they say ran over several bald eagles feeding on a roadway in Dutch Harbor on Sunday, killing two and injuring two others. A jogger witnessed the act and reported it to Unalaska police around 9:30 p.m. A Ford truck had hit the eagles near the Aleutian Island city's landfill, said Megan Peters, troopers spokesperson.

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  9. Not your parents' cod-liver oil: New Alaska plant looks to rejigger old-school productRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | Anchorage Daily News

    Not bad at all, say the investors behind a new effort to parlay mountains of once-discarded fish livers into a nutritional supplement bursting with Bering Sea goodness. This winter, employees with Bering Select squeezed 75 tons of oil from cod livers at a newly built plant in Dutch Harbor.

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  10. Birth of a cityRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Byron Birdsall's colorful images of Alaska's natural scenery and cityscapes have made him one of the most popular artists in the state. But a new book, "Byron Birdsall's Alaska" , is an interesting departure.

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  11. Shipping company ordered to pay $750K for dumping oily water off AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A German shipping company that admitted last month to dumping oily water into the Bering Sea off the coast of Alaska early this year was ordered Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Anchorage to pay $750,000 in fines and community service payments. Herm.

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  12. German shipping company ordered to pay $750,000 for dumping oily water off AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A German shipping company that admitted last month to dumping oily water into the Bering Sea off the coast of Alaska early this year was ordered Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Anchorage to pay $750,000 in fines and community service payments. Herm.

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  13. Halibut bycatch cap reduction should reflect what we know about the resourceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    As a fishery scientist who has worked for more than 20 years with trawl fishermen to reduce salmon, crab and halibut bycatch, I find the recent rhetoric around proposed North Pacific Fisheries Management Council changes to the Bering Sea halibut bycatch cap very frustrating. In particular, I hear media campaigns underwritten by environmental NGOs claiming, "It's been 20 years since the halibut bycatch cap was last reduced," implying that this has created a conservation issue.

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  14. NTSB: Deficient risk assessment led to grounding of Shell drill rig in Gulf of AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Federal investigators blamed the wreck of Shell's Kulluk drilling rig on the company's "inadequate assessment of the risk" when it was towed across stormy seas in 2012. The National Transportation Safety Board reviewed the five-day fight to control the Kulluk before it careened into an Alaskan island.

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  15. Report: Deficient risk assessment led to grounding of drill rig in Gulf of AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A federal agency says the grounding of a Royal Dutch Shell PLC mobile offshore drilling rig in 2012 was due to the company's inadequate assessment of risk involved in a winter tow across the treacherous Gulf of Alaska. The National Transportation Safety Board issued its ruling Thursday on the Kulluk, which had been used to drill in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska's north coast.

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  16. California woman found dead on Aleutian IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A California woman working at an Alaska fish processing plant on Akutan Island was found dead Wednesday after an island-wide search, Alaska State Troopers said. In an online dispatch, troopers wrote that Yuliana Zazueca, 30, didn't show up for her shift at the Trident Seafoods plant on the Aleutian island Tuesday, prompting a search of the island that involved Trident, the Aleutians East Borough and Dutch Harbor-based Alaska Wildlife Troopers.

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  17. Despite protests, Shell chief says Seattle is best offseason home for Arctic drill rigRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    In a brief summer drilling season off Alaska's Arctic shore, Shell Oil Co.' s Ann Pickard is on the hunt for a giant oil field, and she thinks she knows where to find it.

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  18. Study gauges risk to seabirds from shipping traffic in the AleutiansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A recent study has identified hotspots along the Aleutian Islands where the potential is high for large numbers of seabirds to be harmed by shipping-related oil pollution. It's well documented that the Aleutians are home to millions of seabirds.

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  19. Grant Aviation pulls its planes out of HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    Less than three years after expanding its operations to include Homer, Grant Aviation has dropped the southern Kenai Peninsula from its schedule. The last day of flights in and out of the Homer Airport was Feb. 9, Grant Aviation station manager Phaedra Bennett said.

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  20. Shell's Chukchi exploration plan wins federal approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    In a September 2012 file photo, the vessel Noble Discoverer prepares for its initial Chukchi Sea drilling operation. The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Monday approved Shell's plan to return to Arctic oil exploration.

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