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Navy to limit some training that harms whales, dolphins in Pacific

...S. Pacific Fleet spokesman, said the settlement preserves key testing and training."Recognizing our environmental responsibilities, the Navy has been, and will continue to be, good environmental stewards as we prepare for and conduct...
Senate passes resolution opposing Aleutians marine sanctuary

...Legislature has passed a resolution opposing a new marine sanctuary in the Aleutian Islands.Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility in December petitioned the National Marine Fisheries Service to create a sanctuary of 554,000 square nautical...
Alaska Scientist reprimanded over emails settles case

...of the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which helped Monnett with his case. Monnett...October but released by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility on Wednesday, Monnett will receive $100...
Scientist who saw drowned polar bears reprimanded

...looked into the procurement issue.Jeff Ruch, executive director of the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which has been involved in the matter on Monnett's behalf, said Friday that the issue of the document...
Gov. curbs coastal districts' power

...know the criticism is we're relaxing, if you will, and trying to unwind, if you will, some of the environmental responsibilities. That's not the case," the governor said. "The goal is to create a new coastal management program...
State Briefs

...wildlife refuges to Native American tribes. Grady Hocutt, working on the issue for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner that contracting out work on public lands will create conflicts of...
Environmentalists sue DEC over spill permits

...Alaska's environment at risk by failing to follow their own laws," said Walt Parker of the Alaska Forum for Environmental Responsibility, one of the plaintiffs in the suit. DEC officials said the agency never concluded there were flaws in the...

...Exxon Valdez oil workers sought Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT) in Anchorage and Alaska Forum for Environmental Responsibility (AFER) in Cordova are conducting a long-term monitoring study to determine the health effects among cleanup...
Norton: No need for citizen panel for pipeline

...Joint Pipeline Office, a collaborative effort by six federal and seven state agencies. The Alaska Forum for Environmental Responsibility said the JPO is too tolerant of the shortcomings of the pipeline's operator. Alyeska Pipeline Service Co...
Celebrity cruise ship gives donation to Discovery Southeast of Celebrity Cruises. This year was the first that Celebrity Cruises awarded the recognition for environmental responsibility. One of the company's nine ships, the Infinity, won because of its crew's adherence to the company's...


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