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Evening at Egan: 'Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Borg?'

...Minor program.Friday's talk will focus on what it means to "save the planet" in an age of global warming, toxic chemical spills, nuclear meltdowns, polluted water and noxious emissions. It begins at 7 p.m. in the Egan Lecture Hall on the...
My Turn: What's the moral of the story when it comes to Pebble?

...Pebble Mine development, and determined that the Clean Water Act would certainly be violated. Even if there were no chemical spills, toxic leaching, or containment failures, just digging the mine in the pristine headwaters of the Bristol Bay rivers...
Crash underscores effects of mining

...water standards at the mine. Sound off on the important issues at My research turned up nine reported incidents of chemical spills in 2005 alone. These included transmission fluid, hydraulic oil, diesel and aviation fuel. Many of these involved...
This Day in History

...Carter signed into a law legislation creating a $1.6 billion environmental "superfund" to pay for cleaning up chemical spills and toxic waste dumps. In 1991, a jury in West Palm Beach, Fla., acquitted William Kennedy Smith of sexual assault...
This Day in History

...1980, President Carter signed a bill creating a $1.6 billion environmental "superfund" to pay for cleaning up chemical spills and toxic waste dumps. In 1980, "Magnum P.I.," starring Tom Selleck, premiered on CBS television. In 1991...
SpringBoard helps first responders gain access to military robots

...applications for emergency response beyond bomb squad use, too. Hazmat disposal teams can use robots to examine chemical spills from remote locations. SWAT teams also rely on robots for surveillance and establishing communication with suspects...
Coeur's dubious environmental record

...responsible to pollute Johnson Creek with runoff? Or to exceed water quality standards at Sherman Creek? Or have several chemical spills at Kensington already? These things don't bode well for Berners Bay's future. Mark Rorick Chairman of the Juneau...
State eliminates 88 jobs this year

...testing public drinking water and marine water, Love said. The lab also developed methods for analyzing oil and chemical spills. The state instead will contract work out to other private labs, for a savings of about $334,000, according...


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