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High housing, rental costs drive some away from land to a life on the water

...000. "You get a gallon of high-end house paint for $30-something. I spend $200 a gallon on the high-end bottom paint for my yacht." "It doesn't pay to go cheap on the boat," McCall said. "The environment is corrosive with the...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...exemption to a 1987 Alaska ban on the use of a highly toxic bottom paint containing Tributylin. The paint is designed to kill...there have been problems getting permits to strip the bottom paint off and brush on alternative paints. Given the proposal...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Senate Resources Committee considers SB 266, which would remove an exemption that allows large ships to use a toxic bottom paint. Room 205. THURSDAY 2 p.m. the House Finance Committee considers HB 343, the supplemental budget request for the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022700/Loc_legup.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...sponsored by Sen. Loren Leman removes an exemption in state law that lets large ships use a particularly toxic type of bottom paint. The measure passed the state Senate 17-1. The paint, which includes Tributyltin as an ingredient, is designed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030500/Loc_paint.shtml
Cruise line bills target pollution

...exemption to a 1987 Alaska ban on the use of a highly toxic bottom paint containing Tributylin. The paint is designed to kill...there have been problems getting permits to strip the bottom paint off and brush on alternative paints. Given the proposal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021400/Loc_bills.html
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State and local briefly

...allows big ships to use a particularly toxic type of bottom paint in Alaska waters moved out of the Senate Resources Committee...ships such as cruise ships to ply Alaska waters with a bottom paint containing a tin-based toxin on their hulls. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030200/Loc_briefs.html
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Taylor lone dissenter on bill banning toxic ship paint

...sponsored by Sen. Loren Leman removes an exemption in state law that lets large ships use a particularly toxic type of bottom paint. The measure passed the state Senate 17-1. The paint, which includes Tributyltin as an ingredient, is designed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030500/Loc_paint.html
Local
Time Bandit getting 'green' retrofit

...venture on a large commercial fishing vessel in Alaska. Some changes, such as putting on copper-free, anti-fouling bottom paint will be done next spring in dry dock. Other changes can be done during the break between king and opilio crab seasons...

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state
Legislative update

...Senate Resources Committee considers SB 266, which would remove an exemption that allows large ships to use a toxic bottom paint. Room 205. THURSDAY 2 p.m. the House Finance Committee considers HB 343, the supplemental budget request for the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022700/Loc_legup.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...allows big ships to use a particularly toxic type of bottom paint in Alaska waters moved out of the Senate Resources Committee...ships such as cruise ships to ply Alaska waters with a bottom paint containing a tin-based toxin on their hulls. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030200/Loc_briefs.shtml

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