Alaska and Hawaii

February 11, 2011

DEADLINE: Fifth International Marine Debris Conference Journalist Travel Scholarship

Ocean Conservancy is offering a travel scholarship to one working print, broadcast, or on-line journalist who covers environmental issues to attend the Fifth International Marine Debris Conference (5IMDC) entitled Wave of Change: Global Lessons to Inspire Local Action in Honolulu, Hawaii from March 20-25. Apply by Feb 11th.

"Group Threatens Suit Over Oil Spill Dispersants in Alaska"

"A national environmental group is threatening to sue over the federal government's oil spill emergency response plan for Alaska, saying regulators violated the law by not studying whether using chemicals to disperse oil spills would harm the state's endangered and threatened marine species."

Source: Anchorage Daily News, 11/12/2010

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