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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-28/settlement-reached-fairbanks-boiler-dis
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-25/ccthita-burglars-stole-20k-worth-items-
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-19/cruise-industry-wins-wastewater-mixing-
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-12/wastewater-bill-gets-first-reading-sena
State
Public input builds on wastewaster legislation

...to 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-08/public-input-builds-wastewaster-legisla
State
Cruise season ends as new wastewater permit begins

...manager for ADEC said in a recent telephone interview.The Legislature altered the statute to authorize the Department of Conservation to issue a less stringent permit covering the 2010 through 2012 cruise seasons. The Legislature also gave the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-09-10/cruise-season-ends-new-wastewater-permi
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-28/cruise-ship-wastewater-standards-testim
State
State backs off plan for mixing zones

...exemptions to the rule. The new proposed regulation, out for public comment until Dec. 19, replaces the Alaska Department of Conservation's controversial proposal last year to allow industries and sewage plants to use mixing zones in the spawning...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101805/sta_20051018024.shtml
News
Stormwater swale project helps detect contaminants

...to bigger future results for water cleanliness. A statewide study on water body contaminants by the Alaska Department of Conservation helped open the door for JWP to construct a demonstration model of a vegetated biofiltration stormwater swale...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081910/loc_697246919.shtml
News
Knowledge for better processing choices available

...learned from near-shore and shore-based seafood processing in other parts of Alaska, why is the Alaska Department of Conservation proposing to authorize one-acre accumulation of seafood waste on the seafloor of Auke Bay? ADEC's record...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111900/Ope_Knowledge.html
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