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Vol. 23, No.6 Week of February 11, 2018
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Increased oil spill penalties proposed

House Resources introduces bill to stiffen penalties for spills of crude, and mandate contingency plans for oil tanker truck use

Alan Bailey

Petroleum News

The Alaska House Resources Committee has introduced a bill, House Bill 322, to increase the financial penalties for spills of oil and other contaminants in the state. The bill would also introduce a new mandate requiring that operators of tanker trucks carrying crude oil must maintain oil spill cont....

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Increased penalties

Agency and court discretion

Concerns about trucking

Invited testimony


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