San Juan waters remain at risk from oil spills
January 27, 2023
The August 2022 oil spill off San Juan Island was called a ‘wake-up call’ for more prevention and response. Was it?
photo: Monika Wieland Shields © 2015
Rescue tug stationed in islands is best bet to avoid oil spills in San Juan – Gulf waters, study says
March 12, 2021
With increased vessel traffic around the San Juan Islands, some worry that the risk of oil spills may be rising as well. A new study makes the case that an emergency response tug stationed in the islands would be money well-spent.