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My Turn: EPA is at it again

...on its problematic Waters of the United States new rule.Let us not forget that Alaska has a Department of Environmental Conservation and local planning and development ordinances. These work well to balance the need to protect our environment...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-26/my-turn-epa-it-again
Opinion
Domestic violence prevention dollars deleted

...minority members of the House and Senate Finance committees, checked off on the budgets for the departments of Environmental Conservation; Labor and Workforce Development; Law; Military and Veterans' Affairs; Public Safety; Revenue; the office...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-14
State | AK legislature
State health officials confirm case of shellfish poisoning

...News reported.The leftover clams showed elevated levels of saxitoxin when tested at the state Department of Environmental Conservation Environmental Health Laboratory.DHSS says the person had typical PSP symptoms within 30 minutes of eating...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-05/state-health-officials-confirm-case-she
State
Young male wolf found dead in Denali, cable snare on neck

...that banned trapping in an area directly outside the park until 2010.Former University of Alaska Fairbanks environmental conservation biologist, wolf activist Rick Steiner, criticized the U.S. Park Service for not mentioning the wolf's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-23/young-male-wolf-found-dead-denali-cable
State
A Day in the Life of: Poet Richard Stokes

...what brought him to Juneau, where he relocated in 1971 to become a charter member of the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation."To placate my poor mother who thought I was moving to the back side of the moon, I wrote a postcard home...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-22/day-life-richard-stokes
Art
Honoring Alaska's WWII history

...some contamination may linger (according to a report just this February from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will soon address most of the sites in Yakutat.)"Yakutat was one...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-29/yakutats-once-and-future-war
Art
The story behind the return of the wood bison

...Test Center; U.S. Army Fort Greely Command & Directorate of Public Works; and the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation State Veterinarian office. And the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service published the special rule under Section...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-20/story-behind-return-wood-bison
Opinion
Legislature passes gas tax increase to fund spill cleanup

...a new tax on refined fuel to pay for a spill prevention and response program run by the Alaska Division of Environmental Conservation.The Senate voted 13-7 on Friday to increase the pump price of gasoline, marine fuel and heating oil by...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-17/legislature-passes-gas-tax-increase-fun
State | AK legislature
Bush Caucus hears need for water, sewer work in rural Alaska

...well as needed upgrades and maintenance for existing systems, said Bill Griffith of the state Department of Environmental Conservation's Village Safe Water program.Funding for such projects has leveled off at just above $60 million per year...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-27/bush-caucus-hears-need-water-sewer-work
State | AK legislature
House passes fuel tax by a hair

...would be the first tax increase for the public since 2005.The fuel tax would fund the state Department of Environmental Conservation's Spill Prevention and Response division, which cleans up about 2,000 crude oil and refined fuel spills...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/houses-fuel-tax-passes-hair
State | AK legislature

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