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My Turn: President has the right spotlight on climate change

...and flaring from oil and gas operations on the North Slope and in Cook Inlet. This occurs despite the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission's policies to minimize waste. When one considers the polls showing that Alaskans strongly support action to...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-30/my-turn-president-has-right-spotlight
Opinion
Swanson, Cesar run wild for conservation

Rob Swanson, 26, won the recent Wild For Conservation 5K along the Airport Dike Trail, finishing in a time...out the top 10 for females (25th overall).WILD FOR CONSERVATION 5K RESULTS(place, name, age, sex, time):1. Rob...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-21/swanson-cesar-run-wild-conservation
Sports
Oral arguments in lawsuit against setnet ban begin

...Grace. "And that's what the setnet ban does, because it effectively eliminates the fishery."The Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance gathered more than 43,000 signatures in June to put the initiative banning setnetting on next year's ballot...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/oral-arguments-lawsuit-against-setnet-b
State
Philanthropy in action: Paul Douglas and the Douglas-Dornan Foundation

According to the law of conservation of energy, energy can't be created or destroyed, only changed from one form into another. Less scientifically, it could be...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/philanthropy-action-paul-douglas
Art
State limits wolf harvest

...regional supervisor of the department's Division of Wildlife Conservation said it will be difficult to monitor the federal subsistence...possible the harvest in real time," Scott said.In July, six conservation organizations asked the Federal Subsistence Board to close...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-24/state-limits-wolf-harvest
State
Alaska Editorial: Fighting the fires

...results of which would be taken to a mill. The mill is needed infrastructure, according to Roger Wristen of the Cascadia Conservation District.Hearing conservationists argue for a mill is a new twist when it comes to forest-management practices. For...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-25/alaska-editorial-fighting-fires
Opinion
Appeal erodes trust in 'Unity Ticket'

...unfathomable. Over 200 separate tribes enacting their own fish and game regulations ... would be a resource management and conservation nightmare."He added that TSI, which conducts the Golden North Salmon Derby each year in Juneau, was "strongly opposed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-26/appeal-erodes-trust-unity-ticket
State
My Turn: Clarifying air quality

...issue despite the thousands of port calls made by cruise vessels in Alaska each year.Alaska's Department of Environmental Conservation recently issued 18 notices of violation to cruise companies for potentially violating smoke opacity guidelines over the past...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-19/my-turn-clarifying-air-quality
Opinion
Boaters protest near party at sport fishing activist's home

...statement responding to the protests that the Classic brings awareness to issues on the river."Our primary goal at KRSA is conservation of salmon habitat while promoting responsible sportfishing on the Kenai River," his statement said.Protesters are planning...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-20/boaters-protest-near-party-sport-fishin
State
DEC alleges cruise lines broke rules

...Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is alleging that several cruise lines...Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation issued Notices of Violations to major...Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation issued Notices of Violation to Royal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-10/dec-alleges-cruise-lines-broke-rules
State

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