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Amended Oil Pollution Act of 1990 passes House

Legislation modernizing the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 as it relates to foreign sourced oil spills unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives on April 26, and now awaits further action in the Senate, H.R. 1684, the Foreign Spill Protection Act of 2016, would make the owner or operator of a foreign offshore unit liable for removal costs and specified damages that result from a discharge, or substantial threat of discharge, of oil from sources that reach or threaten to reach U.S.
 
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Community

A splash of unexpected color

Have you ever been out doing your Cordova thing (walking down the street, running your dog, or heading to the store) when your eye was caught by a [...]

Letter from the editor-The next chapter in a true community paper

I have had the honor of serving as editor of our town\'s paper for six years now, a distinct privilege that I never saw in the crystal ball of my [...]

The Dot Show

The Copper River Gallery at The Cordova Museum is pleased to host an art show by the children of Mt. Eccles Elementary School called "The [...]

Remembering Deborah Jean Bossie

Deborah Jean (Tenney) Bossie, 59, of Kasilof, AK was called to her heavenly home Wednesday morning, March 30, 2016 at Providence Hospital in [...]

Firewood fundraiser

This past week Junior High boys started raising money for travel next year by cutting firewood for community members. Led by volunteer Carlos Martin a [...]

26th Annual Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival May 5-8

The Cordova Chamber of Commerce and Chugach National Forest-Cordova Ranger District are hosting the 26th annual Copper River Shorebird Festival May [...]

News

HONORING SERVICE

House Bill 175, signed into law on April 21 by Gov. Bill Walker, designates Nov. 1 of each year as Military Family Day. Walker noted that men and [...]

First in U.S.A.

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) announced implementation of a ground breaking CO2 refrigerant heat pump system, realizing the goal of shifting 98% of [...]

Congress continues inquiry into Pebble project

Members of the prestigious Dallas Safari Club are telling Congress that the proposed Pebble mine is too risky and that the abundant fish and wildlife [...]

REGISTRATION HUNT

Hunters in Prince William Sound's Game Management Unit 6D are being reminded to register for permits, report their kills and to refrain from taking [...]

STOCK STATUS

NOAA Fisheries has released its annual report to Congress on the status U.S. fisheries, noting that the number of overfished stocks remains near an [...]

Alaska shares in Interior Department allocation

Alaska got a commitment from the Interior Department on April 18 of $861,613 from the 2016 Land and Water Conservation Fund distribution to support [...]

 

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All Alaska Natives are equal, and all ANCSA shareholders should be too

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