Oil to be moved from huge tanks near Redoubt volcano



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  1. Salle Avatar

    Considering the fact that the same volcano twenty years ago had a nearly six month long eruption they might have had a plan in place to do this back in Feb or early March. In cases like this a little malice of forethought can go a long way. I think that either the governor is totally clueless or waiting for an opportunity for victimization to gain federal funds or both.

  2. Mount Redoubt Volcano News Avatar

    Good to see the Coast Guard stepping in.

  3. ChrisH Avatar

    I am glad that something is being done. It’s a shame that Chevron was not proactive and now those who will do this work in a much riskier situation. I tried to find out if Chevron is paying for this stupidity. Unfortunately, none of the articles I read mentioned this. Does anyone out there know if we are bailing out another Fortune 500 Company?

    Also, 75% of 6.3 million gallons leaves 1.5 million gallons and that can do a lot of damage.


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