DEC alleges cruise lines broke rules

...Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is alleging that several...Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation issued Notices of Violations...Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation issued Notices of Violation...
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...
Barge carrying marine debris arrives in Seattle

...arrived in Seattle, where recyclable material will be sorted out.Janna Stewart, with Alaska's Department of Environmental Conservation, says the barge arrived Thursday.Stewart says the logistically difficult, weeks-long debris-removal...
Southeast groups awarded $103K for clean water projects

...projects statewide, according to a Sunday news release.The ACWA partnered with the state's Department of Environmental Conservation, Department of Fish and Game, and the Department of Natural Resources in awarding the grants."This grant...
DEC reveals extent of cruise pollution

...exhaust could be seen floating into the air. That hasn't always been the case, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation alleges.Between the start of 2010 and the end of 2014, the Norwegian Jewel allegedly violated the state's...
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Barge brings tons of buoys, ocean debris to Seattle

...couple weeks to complete, said Janna Stewart, tsunami marine debris coordinator with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.Still, project organizers were relieved when the barge docked in Seattle after a largely uneventful journey...
Tribes, public work toward unified voice

...mines working group, composed of Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotten, Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Larry Hartig and Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Myers.Hartig told groups...
Emergency effort begins to kill invasive plant

...crowd out native species of freshwater flora, The Alaska Dispatch News reported.The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation invoked its emergency authority last week to grant a special herbicide permit.Elodea was found in Lake Hood...
My Turn: It's not clean water advocates who missed the boat on cruise ship dumping The cruise ship General Permit Fact Sheet section 5.1 on page 10 available on Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation's website explains that while the volume discharged varies day to day and from ship to ship, a single cruise...
Barge that will haul marine debris arrives in Kodiak

...barge off by evening, ahead of a planned project kickoff event in Kodiak on Thursday, state Department of Environmental Conservation spokeswoman Candice Bressler said.Bressler watched as the barge came in Wednesday morning. She called it...


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