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Channel 2 NewsWednesday marked the 49th anniversary of the 1964 earthquake that rocked Alaska, generating a deadly tsunami after the 9.2 magnitude temblor. Some 115 Alaskans died on that Good Friday, mostly due to waves, with another 15 deaths reported in Oregon...
Channel 2 NewsConocoPhillips Alaska won't seek an extension of the export license for its liquefied natural gas plant in south-central Alaska. The current license expires March 31. Spokeswoman Amy Burnett says ConocoPhillips will consider a new license if needs of...
Tags: Energy Resources, Japan, ConocoPhillips
Alaska's U.S. senators voted with the majority in supporting a $50.5 billion emergency relief package for victims of Superstorm Sandy. But Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich expressed frustration that $150 million for Alaska and other states...
A proposed $60.4 billion federal disaster aid package includes money for marine debris removal. But it's not clear how much might go toward clearing West Coast beaches of debris from the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami. The package, which includes...
The West Coast this winter is bracing for more sightings of debris washed away by the Japan tsunami. Last year's disaster swept about 5 million tons of debris into the Pacific. Most of that sank. No one knows how much tsunami debris is still adrift....
Tags: Natural Disasters
The Associated PressAn Alaska senator wants $15 million for tsunami debris clean-up included in a federal disaster relief package for West Coast states affected by Superstorm Sandy. Sen. Mark Begich says the impact of debris from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan...
Channel 2 NewsJapan is providing $5 million to the U.S. to help with collection and disposal of marine debris from its 2011 tsunami disaster. The Foreign Ministry announced the donation to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Friday. ...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska will receive $1 million from Japan for cleanup of debris from the country's 2011 tsunami, as part of a $6 million appropriation for the task to the U.S. and Canada. The state's congressional delegation praises the effort, but says more needs to...
Channel 2 NewsA Japanese basketball, which washed ashore in Alaska following last year’s tsunami, is on its way back to the team that lost it. A FedEx jet picked up the ball in Anchorage, Sunday, and arrived in Japan on Monday morning. The carrier, which is...
Tags: Sports, FedEx Corporation, Basketball
Channel 2 NewsThe state of Alaska has set up a website to provide information on marine debris, including debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan. The website was called for by Gov. Sean Parnell as part of an administrative order focused on state agency coordination...
Channel 2 NewsA basketball which washed ashore in Southeast Alaska has been identified as belonging to a school in Japan, destroyed by last year’s earthquake and tsunami. Kathy Peavey, a contractor for the Marine Conservation Alliance Foundation, a non-profit...
Tags: Sports, Basketball
The Associated PressConocoPhillips has resumed export of liquefied natural gas to Asia from its plant in Southcentral Alaska, though the plant's future remains unclear. Last year, ConocoPhillips and then-partner Marathon Oil Corp. announced plans to close the Kenai plant,...
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