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Saxman adds $5M MIEX system to treat its water

...treatment facility and connected water main system is complete. Haffner said the plant was needed because the Environmental Protection Agency said Saxman, like Ketchikan, had to do something about its unacceptably high level of haloacetic acids...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-14/saxman-adds-5m-miex-system-treat-its-wa
State
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...to ensure water quality set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Canadian and Provincial governments...to address it is established.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency disagrees."It appears that the technology...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-03/river-runs-through-it-and-thats-prob
Outdoors
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

...from the State Department, the Department of the Interior, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Environmental Protection Agency, among others. The groups are concerned that Alaska will reap no benefits from the mine, but will deal...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-27/anti-ksm-groups-seek-federal-help
Local | Outdoors
Initiative hearings, securities things to watch

...in a backup document, said that exception was added because the state had been concerned that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or Department of Interior might view the injunction provision as "chilling third parties' access to the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/initiative-hearings-securities-things-w
State | AK legislature
Six new biomass projects projected for the state

...meeting Wednesday, Plentovich gave a presentation on the growth of biomass energy use in Alaska and new Environmental Protection Agency proposals that could affect Alaska's biomass boilers.The AEA is a state entity established by the Legislature...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-20/six-new-biomass-projects-projected-stat
Local
Report finds no laws broken in mine investigation

...an unnecessary element of risk" into the process."Little if any" civil enforcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or state Department of Environmental Conservation had occurred in the so-called Fortymile area between...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-14/report-finds-no-laws-broken-mine-invest
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Alaska officials need to pay attention to BC mines

...although the developers say they can build a mine that won't release any, I have my doubts. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has found that mining has contaminated portions of over 40 percent of the watersheds in the western continental...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-13/my-turn-alaska-officials-need-pay-att
Opinion
Geraghty pushes back on EPA process over Pebble

JUNEAU - Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty is pushing back against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency after it took a step that could ultimately lead it to prohibit or restrict development of a massive gold-and-copper prospect...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-06/geraghty-pushes-back-epa-process-over-p
State | AK legislature
EPA starts process that could restrict Pebble Mine

JUNEAU - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it is taking the first steps toward restricting or even prohibiting development of a massive gold-and-copper prospect...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-02/epa-starts-process-could-restrict-pebbl
State | AK legislature
Appeals court reinstates BP shareholders' lawsuit

...largest ever at Prudhoe Bay.The problems became known after the March 2006 spill prompted the FBI and the Environmental Protection Agency to open an investigation into maintenance practices at the 30-year-old field.They found that thick...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-16/appeals-court-reinstates-bp-shareholder
State

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