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CCTHITA: Burglars stole $20K worth of items, caused Tuesday fuel leak

...include power tools and GPS units.Despite the fact that burglars may be to blame for the diesel spill, the Alaska Department of Conservation still considers the Central Council the responsible party by default since the spill occurred on their property...
DEC asks Forest Service for comment on Pothole log storage

The Alaska Department of Conservation has asked the U.S. Forest Service to respond in writing to allegations that it did not provide sufficient information in its...
State water quality division requests $25 million

The Alaska Department of Conservation's Division of Water Quality is proud of its primacy in the area of water quality. The state agency has wrested control of the...
BP mulls feds order on spills

BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. is reviewing a federal order that calls for sweeping changes in response to the record crude oil spill on Alaska's North Slope, a company spokesman said Tuesday.
Giant North Slope oil spill likely caused by ice buildup

ANCHORAGE - Officials believe that ice plugged up a pipeline and likely caused a rupture that sent 46,000 gallons of crude oil and water gushing onto snow-covered tundra on Alaska's North Slope late last month.
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...ship industry. Alaska Cruise Ship Public Discussion, 6-8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Representative from Alaska Department of Conservation, U.S. Coast Guard, Environmental Protection Agency, Southeast Conference and concerned citizens will...
Fuel tanker makes progress

...Crews are working in Nome to be ready for the tanker's arrival, perhaps Thursday.The Coast Guard and the Alaska Department of Conservation are in Nome setting up a safety perimeter and preparing for offloading of the fuel, Evans said. The ship...
Cruise ship wastewater standards testimony heard

A dissenting member of the science advisory panel asked legislators to slow down work on a set of bills that would alter a citizens initiative requirement for cruise ship waste water discharge.
Public input builds on wastewaster legislation

...up to snuff by 2015. However, given a mixing zone, current technology could meet.Mixing zones are an Alaska Department of Conservation permitted area of water where treated or untreated discharge that does not meet DEC criteria can dilute to...
Wastewater bill gets first reading on Senate floor

...most dischargers in Alaska - municipalities, small vessels mines and oil and gas exploration - are granted Alaska Department of Conservation permits for use of mixing zones, in which effluent is diluted until it meets water quality criteria, cruise...


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