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My Turn: EPA is at it again

...will greatly expand the federal Clean Water Act and federal overreach in Alaska. Under the Clean Water Act, those agencies have authority...puddles under these agencies' Clean Water Act jurisdiction.For small businesses...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-26/my-turn-epa-it-again
Opinion
Keep Alaska's harbors clean and safe

Did you know that the Clean Water Act prohibits the discharge of raw sewage from a vessel within 3 nautical miles of the U.S. coast? As the summer boating season...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-04-23/keep-alaskas-harbors-clean-and-safe
Letters
Sullivan talks federal regs, military presence

...bill that provides fishing vessels with an exemption to certain discharge regulations, and hearings in Alaska on the Clean Water Act that he'll chair next month.Sullivan said the U.S. Senate has been working on a version of the federal budget...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-24/sullivan-talks-federal-regs-military-pr
State
Sullivan talks federal regulations, military presence

...bill that provides fishing vessels with an exemption to certain discharge regulations, and hearings in Alaska on the Clean Water Act that he'll chair next month.Sullivan said federal budget work has focused on balancing the budget and encouraging...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-23/sullivan-talks-federal-regulations-mili
State
Former mine manager convicted of Clean Water Act violations

...law.Robert Pate, the former general manager of Platinum Creek Mine, pleaded guilty Wednesday to violating the Clean Water Act and filing false reports, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Pate, 63, of Spokane, Washington, was general...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-06/former-mine-manager-convicted-clean-wat
State
Ship's chief engineer pleads guilty to pollution charge

...a violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships.Nicolas pleaded guilty in Alaska earlier this month to a Clean Water Act violation, as did the German-based company AML Ship Management GMBH.The maximum penalty from the two crimes would...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-01/ships-chief-engineer-pleads-guilty-poll
State
Federal water rules draw opposition, support

...debate over a federal government proposal to clarify Clean Water Act rules drew contradictory testimony at a hearing in...do not protect waters not already covered under the Clean Water Act of 1972.Brian Litmans, senior staff attorney for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-08/federal-water-rules-draw-opposition-sup
State | AK legislature
Ship company, engineer reach deal in Alaska pollution case

...worldwide problem, said Kevin Feldis, first assistant U.S. attorney."This is the first time we have charged Clean Water Act crimes for an actual discharge of oil into the EEZ (exclusive economic zone) off the coast of Alaska," Feldis...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-13/ship-company-engineer-reach-deal-alaska
State
My Turn: Bristol Bay salmon are in the spotlight, and rightly so

...implications of a recent decision by Judge Holland to issue an injunction to the EPA to temporarily halt progress on Clean Water Act protections for Bristol Bay. The court did not state Pebble was "likely" to prevail on the merits of its claim...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-12/my-turn-bristol-bay-salmon-are-spotli
Opinion
Judge clarifies order in Pebble Mine case

...Alaska's Bristol Bay region. The study provided the basis for the agency to invoke a rarely used process under the Clean Water Act that mine supporters fear could result in the project's veto before it goes through the permitting process.The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-10/judge-clarifies-order-pebble-mine-case
State

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