Kenai Peninsula tackling invasive plant problem

...are undergoing treatment.The Fish and Wildlife Service can treat the lakes once the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation issues a permit, which can take up to 100 days.The lengthy process is partly due to the department being...
Saving Jordan Creek; it's been on the Department of Environmental Conservation's impaired water body list since 1998. And...Clean Water Action grant at the Department of Environmental Conservation, as well as the National Fish and Wildlife...
My Turn: Keep Alaskan food pesticide free

...cover inhibiting growth of taller shrubs, could hold a better solution.In 2013, Alaska's Department of Environmental Conservation changed the rules for pesticide use by state agencies on state land and roads. Before the change if DOT wanted...
Cause of diesel spill in Cold Bay under investigation

The U.S. Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and Frosty Fuel, LLC, established a unified command Friday in response to a diesel spill in Cold Bay, Friday.Frosty Fuel personnel...
One month on, wreck of tugboat Challenger isn't moving anytime soon

...reduced concern," said Bob Mattson, who oversees oil spills in Southeast Alaska for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.Mattson said Southeast Alaska Lightering, using a handful of divers, pumped the fuel out of the boat soon...
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...
Fuel from sunken vessel removed

...contain fluids that might have escaped, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard and Department of Environmental Conservation will continue monitoring for environmental impacts. Coast Guard Sector Juneau dedicated $50,000 from its...
Sunken tug carried up to 250 gallons of fuel

...evaluate and remove pollution sources aboard the tug," read a USCG situation report. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is monitoring the vessel and nearby areas for pollution. A time line has not been set as to when the Challenger...
In 2015, nearly 3 dozen Alaska villages lack basic plumbing

...000 per home in rural Alaska Native communities, according to Bill Griffith with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation's water division."It's incredibly expensive," he said.There are no roads linking the far-flung...
Zimbabwe cools off on extraditing Cecil's hunter

...them. A single hunter can spend more than $40,000 on a trophy hunting trip," says Campfire, on its website. "At least half of that revenue goes to the local communities for rural development and environmental conservation."
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