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CCTHITA: Burglars stole $20K worth of items, caused Tuesday fuel leak

...power tools and GPS units.Despite the fact that burglars may be to blame for the diesel spill, the Alaska Department of Conservation still considers the Central Council the responsible party by default since the spill occurred on their property...
State water quality division requests $25 million

The Alaska Department of Conservation's Division of Water Quality is proud of its primacy in the area of water quality. The state agency has wrested control of the...
Settlement reached in Fairbanks boiler dispute

...replace the wood boilers with oil-fired boilers, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Saturday.The state Department of Conservation filed the civil suit in January after the pair declined to shut down or remove the boilers that drew smoke complaints...
Cruise ship wastewater standards testimony heard

...under the existing law, the law that we are struggling to meet now," Larry Hartig Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Conservation said during testimony in House Resources Committee on Jan. 25. Earthjustice and CSAW sued the state to force...
Public input builds on wastewaster legislation snuff by 2015. However, given a mixing zone, current technology could meet.Mixing zones are an Alaska Department of Conservation permitted area of water where treated or untreated discharge that does not meet DEC criteria can dilute to acceptable...
Wastewater bill gets first reading on Senate floor

...dischargers in Alaska - municipalities, small vessels mines and oil and gas exploration - are granted Alaska Department of Conservation permits for use of mixing zones, in which effluent is diluted until it meets water quality criteria, cruise...
Cruise industry wins wastewater mixing zones

...point of discharge - measured where the effluent leaves the ship.With the requirement removed, the Alaska Department of Conservation can write permits for cruise ships that allow for mixing zones in the marine environment in which to dilute...
DEC asks Forest Service for comment on Pothole log storage

The Alaska Department of Conservation has asked the U.S. Forest Service to respond in writing to allegations that it did not provide sufficient information in its...
Klukwan herbicide permit put on hold

...Lindekugel, an attorney for the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, which is spearheading the appeal. The Department of Conservation, while conceding to some of the appellants' concerns, still feel that spraying the herbicides, Accord and...
Girl Scouts start their ovens for annual fund-raiser

...from the Fiddlehead Cookbook. This luscious dessert will be baked by Rebecca Smith, who is employed by the Department of Conservation as a water quality standards environmental specialist. Smith modifies the recipe slightly: The only difference...


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