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My Turn: Protecting Alaska through carbon sculpting

...and recombines those atoms as plant sugars. The plant can change those sugars into cellulose and starches. The chemical compound plant sugar is six carbon atoms, 12 hydrogen atoms and six oxygen atoms. When the plant completes this process...
Egan bill would 'close a loophole' in drug law

...Bill 66, would would remove a list of specific chemical compounds - including acetaminophen, caffeine and psuedoephedrine...controlled substance to contain one or more of the chemical compounds in order to meet the legal definition."What we...
Juneau scientists probing fisheries, marine ecosystem

...professors Sherry Tamone and Lisa Hoferkamp will look for the presence of PBDE (polybrominated diphenyl ether), a chemical compound that accumulates up the food chain and may harm wildlife. Tamone said PBDEs can last a long time in the environment...
Northwest Digest

...testing revealed the presence of PCB, a hazardous chemical compound. The level of PCB contamination in the area varied...facilities could be the source of the PCBs. The chemical compound was used to insulate transformers and capacitors...
Danger of synthetic cannabinoids addressed at SB 17 hearing

...involved, and numerous DUI cases, all of which could not be prosecuted. "There are also health concerns with these chemical compounds," Messick said. "A number of very dangerous symptoms can be present, it doesn't depend on the amount consumed...
Crews clear streets after snow piles up as high as 19 inches in some parts of town

...snow over a period of time. The snowy weather, though, didn't tax supplies, such as "road salt," actually a chemical compound including a rust inhibitor, which the city uses during slicker, more icy conditions. "The more it snows, the...
Andrew Weil eats chocolate too of the richest sources of cell-protecting antioxidants of any foods. And it contains over 300 identifiable chemical compounds, including substances that help alleviate depression and suppress appetite. It is the chemical complexity of the...
Ocean acidifcation resolution needs support

...dioxide then mixes with the water molecules and becomes carbonic acids. These acids cause calcium carbonate, a chemical compound needed by crustaceans to develop healthy shells, to diminish. Ocean acidification has caused a 30 percent increase...
Prosecutors say dangerous designer drugs arrive in Alaska session earlier this month.The Anchorage Assembly last week made it illegal to sell, use or possess the chemical compounds found in the "bath salt" group of drugs. State Sen. Kevin Meyer, R-Alaska, said he also plans to introduce...
Spruce beetle plague moving into Seward area

...produce enough toxic sap to protect itself, the beetles send out pheromones that say ``find your own tree.'' The chemical compound repelled beetles in an isolated test near Cooper Landing last summer, but it has failed in real-life scenarios...


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