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Where the world ends up when the ocean spits it out

...and gathering the debris - it's removing it. "For every hour we pick up debris, we spend two getting it to the disposal site," O'Connell said. The Coast Guard has helped with that, at times, picking up gathered trash at Sea Lion Cove...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-28/where-world-ends-when-ocean-spits-it-ou
Local
My Turn: Transboundary mines a looming problem

...good example.Future mines will be constructed at larger and larger scales, requiring larger and multiple waste disposal sites and the need for virtually perpetual water pollution control. At the same time, the momentum for weak regulations...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-07/my-turn-transboundary-mines-looming-pro
Opinion
Brotherhood Bridge still intact and on track

...removed them from the water with cranes that were already on site. They finished by Monday and moved the debris to a disposal site off Sherwood Lane.The clean up only delayed the $21.5 million bridge replacement project by a few days. The project...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-23/brotherhood-bridge-still-intact-and-tra
Local
Developers still deserve their day in the bureaucracy to make a case

...specification) of any defined area as a disposal site, and he is authorized to deny...withdrawal of specification) as a disposal site, whenever he determines, after...prohibit a "defined area as a disposal site" - i.e., all the land near...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-04/developers-still-deserve-their-day-bu
Opinion
State issues permit for waste-disposal site

...capacity.According to the company's plan, contaminated water from the drilling waste would be transported to another disposal site in the Anchorage area.Under the permit, AIMM is prohibited from dumping such toxins as medical waste, asbestos...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-07/state-issues-permit-waste-disposal-site
State
Begich speaks out against proposed Pebble Mine

...404c of the Clean Water Act, the EPA has the authority to restrict, prohibit, deny or withdraw use of an area as a disposal site for dredged or fill material if the discharge would have "unacceptable adverse" effects on things like municipal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-21/begich-speaks-out-against-proposed-pebb
State
Cantwell to Obama: Limit Bristol Bay mining

...404c of the Clean Water Act, the EPA has the authority to restrict, prohibit, deny or withdraw use of an area as a disposal site for dredged or fill material if the discharge would have "unacceptable adverse" effects on things like municipal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-24/cantwell-obama-limit-bristol-bay-mining
State
Alaskans comment on EPA's Bristol Bay mining study

...be produced.Under section 404(c) of the federal Clean Water Act, the EPA can prohibit the use of an area as a disposal site for fill material even before a company applies for a permit if discharge will have unacceptable adverse effects on...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-06-05/alaskans-comment-epas-bristol-bay-minin
State
Photo: Pro-mine rally draws dozens

...Lower Slate Lake while it awaits a final decision on an appeal filed by the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, The Sierra Club and Lynn Canal Conservation about using the lake as a waste disposal site. Sound off on the important issues at

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100806/loc_20061008007.shtml
News
Charred barge towed to Juneau after fire near Sitka

...out Monday in the van, which was full of solid waste being shipped on an Alaska Marine Lines barge from Sitka to the disposal site in Washington state. A firefighting tug from Petersburg and a Coast Guard cutter hosed the blaze through the night...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110806/loc_20061108020.shtml
News

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