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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
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
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
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
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050910/nei_636870061.shtml
Neighbors
Alaska's emergency responders meet at UAS

A shooting, a flood, a chemical spill. It doesn't matter what the scenario, the emergency manager of the University of Alaska Anchorage Police Department says, it...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-12-01/alaskas-emergency-responders-meet-uas
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