Alaska villages eye oil spill response
Villagers worry about the need for quick, local response should increased Arctic vessel traffic result in an offshore oil spill
As Arctic vessel traffic increases in response to the melting of sea ice, rural villages, especially in the region of the Bering Strait, are taking an interest in how to respond should a marine accident cause an offshore oil spill. The Bering Strait is a relatively narrow choke point for ships trave....
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