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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-19/my-turn-whats-moral-story-when-it-com
Opinion
State, refinery reach agreement on cleanup

FAIRBANKS - A cleanup plan for a chemical spill on ground beneath the shuttered North Pole refinery has been approved by the refinery owner and the state.The agreement between...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-22/state-refinery-reach-agreement-cleanup
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-30/evening-egan-whos-afraid-big-bad-borg
Art
State sues over North Pole refinery contamination

...state of Alaska has sued current and former owners of a North Pole refinery, claiming both caused or failed to stop a chemical spill that has damaged soil and groundwater.The lawsuit filed Thursday claims current owner Flint Hills Resources and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-10/state-sues-over-north-pole-refinery-con
State | AK legislature
Gas production ends at North Pole Refinery

...would close the facility because of the high costs of doing business in Alaska and its ongoing obligations from a chemical spill that has affected local water supplies. The company said 81 of the refinery's 126 jobs would be lost.Company...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-02/gas-production-ends-north-pole-refinery
State
Alaska seeks extent of refinery chemical spill

FAIRBANKS - The Alaska environmental commissioner says the state could know by February the extent groundwater has been contaminated by a chemical solvent spill decades ago at a refinery in North Pole.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121610/reg_757473049.shtml
Regional News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121105/sta_20051211014.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121106/sta_20061211008.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...crude oil spill and a related chemical spill at a North Slope oil processing...crude oil spill and a related chemical spill at a North Slope oil processing...crude oil spill and a related chemical spill at a North Slope oil processing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082200/Loc_Spill.shtml
Juneau considers funding hazmat team

...involving hazardous materials. Although Juneau's fire and police officials are trained to recognize a hazardous chemical spill, the city typically would call Anchorage's hazmat team for assistance, said Cheryl Easterwood, the city's disaster...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010703/loc_hazmat.shtml
News

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