Paul Koring, The Globe and Mail, Jan. 31 2013
WASHINGTON — Canada will begin a two-year stint at the helm of the eight-nation Arctic Council amid a clamour of competing calls for leadership, as the ice recedes and the race heats up to extract resource riches while protecting a fragile and now-exposed environment.
By Shaun Thomas, The Northern View, November 28, 2011
Students from Charles Hays, community leaders and members of the media were invited to Ridley Terminals on November 28 to see progress on the terminal expansion, and afterwards chair Bud Smith said the work doesn’t necessarily end when this current project is done.
By James Weldon, North Shore News
Empty ship for sale by bankrupt owners while cargo's costs subject of civil suit
Tim Johnson, Cascadia Weekly, May 25, 2011
Bellingham has a big decision to shoulder. Author and environmentalist Bill McKibben is cheering us on.
By Floyd McKay, Crosscut.com, April 28, 2011
The first public debate on the construction of a giant coal-shipping terminal north of Bellingham made it quite clear that opposing forces are, well, like trains running on separate tracks, with increasing frustrations on all sides.
JOHN STARK, The Bellingham Herald, April 28, 2011
BELLINGHAM - More than 300 people packed Northwood Hall Wednesday, April 27, for a City Club debate of the Gateway Pacific coal and bulk cargo terminal proposed for Cherry Point, and many more were turned away for lack of space.
By Cassandra Kyle, Postmedia News, January 20, 2011
SASKATOON — A ship whose cargo of uranium concentrate spilled during bad weather at sea last month will likely be moved to the Port of Vancouver for cleanup, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission says.
Anchorage Daily News, December 7th, 2010
A cargo ship disabled in the Bering Sea has reached Alaska's Dutch Harbor.
Kent Spencer, The Province, November 07, 2010
Metro Vancouver residents haven't heard the last about oil-tanker traffic through Vancouver's harbour.
More ships could be coming -- and they could even be bigger.
There could also be tanker traffic up the Fraser River one day, the chief of Port Metro Vancouver has told The Province.
By Kent Spencer, The Province, November 6, 2010
Provisions, responsibility for dealing with a spill are vague, says opponent
Accountant Bill Gannon recalls watching an odd-looking cargo ship pass by his office window almost three years ago — well before locals cottoned on to the fact that dozens of oil tankers were shipping crude out through Vancouver’s harbour.
Globe and Mail, Sep. 02, 2010
A fuel tanker loaded with 9 million litres of diesel fuel has run aground in the Northwest Passage, Canadian coast guard officials confirmed Thursday.
The Canadian-registered vessel, named 'Nanny,' hit a sandbar Wednesday in the area near Simpson Strait, Nunavut. It was carrying supplies to Northern communities.
By PAIGE HEWITT and DANE SCHILLER, Houston Chronicle, Jan. 24, 2010
Cleanup in Port Arthur under way; evacuations lifted
By KYLE HOPKINS, Anchorage Daily News, January 17th, 2010
EXXON: Ship loses its power generators as it was departing sound.
An Exxon tanker carrying more than 25 million gallons of Alaska crude oil lost power early Sunday morning while leaving Prince William Sound and had to be towed to safety, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Dave Shannon, Terrace Standard, December 30, 2009
Have you seen the TV documentary on the effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill? Twenty years after the event, with entrained oil still affecting the waters, the fishing industry in Prince William Sound is still struggling to recover. The salmon are just beginning to come back.