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Halfway house battles bed bugs

...infestation when he moved in, and he learned about it from other residents. He said GHS has a community spray can of chemical treatment that residents can use to try to kill the bugs, but it is ineffective."I've been there eight months, and...
Development increasing near national parks

...eliminating them is expensive and labor intensive. In some cases, it requires hand removal of trees or plants and then chemical treatment of stumps and roots. THE FUTURE The encroachment shows no signs of diminishing. Scenic surroundings make for desirable...
It may be about time your plant changed its lifestyle

...Just as a patient may need to use powerful prescription drugs to treat a severe illness, we sometimes do turn to chemical treatments to save our plants. Just as you should not take a prescription drug without a doctor's recommendation, you...
My turn: Kensington Mine will produce toxic tailings

...concerned by the "debate over semantics" about whether the tailings are actually chemically treated, or whether chemical treatment occurs only to the ore and not the tailings. Both ore and tailings are exposed to the same process chemicals and...
Unwelcome herbicide

...of Alaska going to adopt this sort of "management" for the large cuts along the coast near Yakataga? If this chemical treatment of the forest land of our state is adopted, it will add to the thousands of tons of Roundup that are dumped yearly...
My Turn: Choose quality education over architecture

...or at the UAS Tech Center, or home-schooled, or cyber-schooled, or in criminal detention programs, or in chemical treatment programs. Diverse students have diverse needs. So, what is right? Voter information in 1999 claimed the district...
Bedbug cases on rise in Kodiak

...pest.Johnson said bedbugs are his least favorite pest to battle. The work involves several rounds of expensive chemical treatment and close coordination with the homeowner, according to Ervin and Johnson.The state has no program to help offset...
Fish and Game tackles invasive species problem

...and while ice-up will extend its potency; it should be gone by the beginning of the summer. Along with the chemical treatment, Fish and Game also has gill nets in the water to monitor whether if any pike are surviving. "If we determine...
State increases pipeline checks after BP oil spill

...including 40,000 sites inspected for external corrosion, Beaudo said. Engineers use everything from X-rays to chemical treatments to spot and ward off the decay. Pipe can corrode both from outside and within. Last year, Prudhoe Bay had two...


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