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EPA announces $445K settlement with North Slope Borough

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with Alaska's North Slope Borough over alleged hazardous waste violations.EPA officials said Thursday...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-31/epa-announces-445k-settlement-north-s
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Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

...missing its own emissions goals, and that's before any regulations now being considered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and international agencies.The industry's international trade group has pledged to stop increasing emissions...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-07-21/why-airlines-keep-pushing-biofuels-t
Regional News
Industry wrestles with pesticides and safety

...marijuana rules, meaning that products containing those chemicals still can be sold there.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which decides which pesticides can be used on which crops, just last month told Colorado and Washington...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-21/industry-wrestles-pesticides-and-safe
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Signatures submitted for air quality rules ballot question

...if approved, would scale that back by exempting solid fuel appliances that are certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from regulation.If the signatures hold up, it will be the sixth ballot measure to address air quality...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-16/signatures-submitted-air-quality-rules-
State
Study: Fireworks pollute the air

...Environment said the study did not look for any resulting effects on health.But in response to the research, the Environmental Protection Agency noted Tuesday that children, older adults, and people with heart disease, asthma or other lung diseases...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-01/study-fireworks-pollute-air
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Air Force finds contamination in Moose Creek wells

...chemical's long-term effects on humans. Lab tests on animals have shown negative health impacts.The Environmental Protection Agency set the limit for this compound at .2 parts per billion. Wells near the base were testing as high as 2...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-18/air-force-finds-contamination-moose-cre
State
Empire Editorial: Ferries need to find a better solution for their wastewater

...the largest ferries operate under the DEC's small cruise ship permit, all 11 vessels operate under an Environmental Protection Agency general permit."Those rules were set 40 years ago. We're not experts on wastewater treatment, but...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-07/empire-editorial-ferries-need-find-be
Opinion
High court upholds use of controversial execution drug

...first-ever limits on emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants from power plants, in a ruling that said the Environmental Protection Agency failed to account for the cost of the regulations at the outset.- Added a case from Texas about the use...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-30/high-court-upholds-use-controversial-
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Alaska, 12 other states sue over water authority

...Act.North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said the "Waters of the U.S." rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers is a "federal power grab" that is "unnecessary and unlawful and will do...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-30/alaska-12-other-states-sue-over-water-a
State
13 states sue over rule giving feds authority on state water

...Act.North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said the "Waters of the U.S." rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers is a "federal power grab" that is "unnecessary and unlawful and will do...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/13-states-sue-over-rule-giving-feds-aut
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