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Sullivan grilled during fisheries debate

...through the permitting process. He and others, including Murkowski and state officials, worry the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will veto the project before it has gone to permitting.Begich - to applause - called the project the wrong...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-02/sullivan-grilled-during-fisheries-debat
State
Commission: Alaska needs power improvements

...an adequate power supply but an insufficient transmission system, which together could be strained by new Environmental Protection Agency requirements, according to Regulatory Commission of Alaska members.RCA Chair Bob Pickett told a legislative...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-22/commission-alaska-needs-power-improveme
State
EPA extends decision-making on mining proposal

JUNEAU - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will take more time to review comments on a proposal that would restrict large-scale mining near the headwaters of a world-premier...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-18/epa-extends-decision-making-mining-prop
State
My Turn: Site of future whale sculpture less than ideal

...status of the Bridge Park is that it is in the early permit stage. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Environmental Protection Agency approval is being sought. The city has already appropriated sales tax revenue to pay for the fill and reflecting...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-12/my-turn-site-future-whale-sculpture-l
Opinion
Refinery pays penalty for hazardous waste fires

...the facility last year.Flint Hills Resources Alaska will pay the penalty as part of a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency over groundwater cleanup activity on June 19, 2013.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Flint Hills...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-11/refinery-pays-penalty-hazardous-waste-f
State
In Petersburg, rainforest festival extends into space

...ecologist. Fish and Game, the Alaska Herpetological Society, the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Clausen Memorial Museum were some of the festival's many sponsors.The festival's varied...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-10/petersburg-rainforest-festival-extends-
Local
EPA extends decision-making on mining proposal

JUNEAU - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will take more time to review comments on a proposal that would restrict large-scale mining near the headwaters of a world-premier...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-18/epa-extends-decision-making-mining-prop
State
My Turn: Who are Begich and Sullivan fighting for?

...can roost about fighting Obamacare and the Environmental Protection Agency, but he probably won't distinguish himself...challenge "the abusive authority of the Environmental Protection Agency" and reduce its regulatory "red tape...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-14/my-turn-who-are-begich-and-sullivan-f
Opinion
Court says coal discharge into bay is illegal

...un-permitted, and they disagreed," he said.The district court ruled that the railroad's permit from the Environmental Protection Agency for storm water discharged during industrial activity shielded the railroad and the operator of the coal-loading...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-04/court-says-coal-discharge-bay-illegal
State
My Turn: What's the moral of the story when it comes to Pebble?

...safeguard valuable resources such as clean water against misuse for short-term profit and convenience. The Environmental Protection Agency - the EPA - analyzed the effects of a Pebble Mine development, and determined that the Clean Water Act would...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-19/my-turn-whats-moral-story-when-it-com
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