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DEC reveals extent of cruise pollution

...standards.DEC monitors cruise ships within three miles of shore to uphold the rules.Jason Olds is an environmental program specialist with the DEC and monitors cruise ship pollution from his Juneau office. For the past five years, the state...
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Oil retrieved from Princess Kathleen wreckage tallied

...petroleum products from the long-sunken Princess Kathleen. "Overall it was an interesting project," said environmental program specialist Sarah Moore. "The ability to remove that amount of oil was a rewarding experience for both the ADEC and...
McMullen, Bohan to wed

...Spokane. The bride is a graduate of University High School of Spokane and the University of Idaho. She is an environmental program specialist for the Department of Environmental Conservation. The groom is the son of Paul and Diane Bohan, of Candia...
Stormwater swale project helps detect contaminants

...contaminants that cannot be traced back to a single source. "Pollution can be a number of things," said DEC environmental program specialist Brock Tabor. He said nonpoint source pollution is a large problem in Alaska because things like sediments...
Cleanup starts on diesel spill near Valdez

...weeks, he said. "This is a large spill for Prince William Sound and that area," said Brown, who is an environmental program specialist at the agency. "There's certainly plenty of wildlife and potential environmental risk is pretty high...
State officials designate Kenai River, Big Lake as heavily polluted be listed due to pollution from petroleum hydrocarbons, said Laura Eldred, a Wasilla-based state environmental program specialist. The state Department of Environmental Conservation will work with the Department of Natural Resources...
Fuel leaks into Twin Lakes

...swimmers and pets should avoid the area for the next few days, the DEC advises.Cheyenne Sanchez, an environmental program specialist with the DEC, said they were lucky to get to the spill early. He said the 675-gallon tank was mostly...
Weather causes spate of oil spills, harbor sinkings

...Marine in Auke Bay. This boat likely also sank because of snow buildup, officials said. Scot Tiernan, environmental program specialist at the state Department of Environmental Conservation, said the boats probably went down in darkness...
Tug that ran into reef towed to port

...vessel's eight undamaged tanks. That work was expected to begin later Sunday, said Steve Russell, an environmental program specialist with the state Department of Conservation. After the grounding, diesel fuel sheens of one mile and three...
Southeast Environmental Conference wraps up

...agencies consisted of the Juneau Watershed Partnership and the Department of Environmental Conservation. DEC Environmental Program Specialist Evonne Reese gave a representation of online tools for finding information about contaminated sites, several...


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