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WWII Ft. Rousseau site due for cleanup

...ranges from old automobile parts to radiators. The biggest contaminant along the Causeway is lead, much of it from car batteries left over during construction in the 1940s."Lead was in the ground above state cleanup levels on all five (contaminated...
Star Wars EMP exhibit shows the force is with the costumes

...of people probably don't know that the lights in Queen Amidala's dramatic red throne room gown were powered by a car battery that had to be worn underneath the heavy costume during filming of "The Phantom Menace."Among the other display...
Outsiders: Deb and Brian Spicer

...We wanted to come back and check out the wintertime." On Friday: Deb was waiting for Brian to return with a new car battery so they could journey to Dredge Lakes. Favorite winter activity: Telemark skiing. The Spicers had plenty of experience...
Juneau Empire Story Archive, and it was nice that people hadn't just thrown them in the garbage. Shame on the person who dumped eight car batteries off of the Eaglecrest road recently. My family and I hauled them out and hurt our backs and we are absolutely disgusted...
Wasilla man constructing 18-foot-tall not-a-robot

...woven throughout, giving the mecha 46 possible movements. An 18-horsepower gas engine will provide the power and a car battery the juice for the computer, cameras, lights and sound effects. Fiberglass skin will allow the operator to stay fully...
Police and Fire

...fight and cut his forehead. The man was lodged at the state prison. Police believe alcohol was a factor. Thefts: A car battery was reported stolen from a vehicle at 7:08 a.m. Thursday near Northwood Drive. The battery, valued at $90...
Failing to back clean energy will cement GOP's minority status

...costs. Yet how the electricity is generated is important. Burning coal to produce electricity for recharging the cars' batteries is not really environmental progress. Another reason to use such subsidies is that the United States needs to become...
Echo Ranch to host MEGA Rally youth event next Monday

...become a part of what makes camp fun. On the sports field we have a portable sound system made up of a speaker and car battery self contained in its own cabinet. Hook up an iPod and let the games begin! A group of talented musicians have agreed...
Man discovers unwanted treasure in his backyard

...there and she said 'absolutely not, you cannot throw it in there. That would be illegal and way worse than throwing a car battery or something in the trash,'" Weed said. Weed tried to contact the city's Household Hazardous Waste division but...
Eagle Beach improvement plan sparks fears of tourist crowds

...parties. Nearby resident Michelle Brown said she picked up hundreds of cans after last winter and found abandoned car batteries, transmissions and engines. She'd like to see the park presence strengthened because it could encourage the city...


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