Rick Steiner resigns from University of Alaska

Rick Steiner, a prominent and active member of CEESP has resigned from his academic position in the wake of controversy over his outspoken views on environmental protection.

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Professor Rick Steiner who, since before the Exxon Valdez disaster has been known as a critic of the oil industry and a defender of marine conservation, has resigned from the University of Alaska. The university had stripped him of a NOAA grant because of his outspoken opposition to offshore oil development in the Bristol Bay region. Steiner filed a grievance and, in October, lost. He then resigned. Click on the link to the left to find out why.

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