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Whale deaths remain mystery

...harmful algal blooms, and another test is still pending, Wynne said."That's my leading hypothesis," Wynne said of an environmental toxin as a cause. "The carcasses unfortunately are getting older and less sample-able. So we never will find out what...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-28/whale-deaths-remain-mystery
State
Scientist: Whale deaths off Alaska island remains mystery

...harmful algal blooms, and another test is still pending, Wynne said."That's my leading hypothesis," Wynne said of an environmental toxin as a cause. "The carcasses unfortunately are getting older and less sample-able. So we never will find out what...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-27/scientist-whale-deaths-alaska-island-re
State
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for July 27, 2015

...won't be allowed to drill into oil-bearing strata. That seems to be an adequate compromise over concerns about safety and environmental protection.Thumbs up to the porcupine. It could use the good news. A new fact sheet from the Alaska Department of Fish...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-27/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-j
Opinion
Damaged Shell icebreaker arrives in Oregon for repairs

PORTLAND, Ore. - Environmental activists in Portland are protesting...No arrests have been made.Environmental groups had wanted the Obama administration...Department's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said in a statement...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-26/damaged-shell-icebreaker-arrives-oregon
State
Groups ask for government action on POW wolves

Six environmental groups on Thursday asked the Alaska Department of Fish and Game...in its Big Thorne timber sale, and... prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement for the project to reconsider its impact on wolves...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-24/groups-ask-government-action-pow-wol
Outdoors
BC to Skeena watershed mine: Improve design

...Morrison Mine, was originally denied an Environmental Assessment certificate in September 2012, after an Environmental Assessment Office report had found...likely to have significantly adverse environmental effects. The company sued, and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-24/bc-skeena-watershed-mine-improve-des
Outdoors
Emergency effort begins to kill invasive plant

...to the floatplane area of Anchorage's Lake Hood.State environmental officials gave emergency authorization and other speedy...Alaska Dispatch News reported.The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation invoked its emergency authority last week to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-24/emergency-effort-begins-kill-invasive-p
State
Empire Editorial: Canada can say 'no' to mining

...the Skeena River watershed, is a promising sign for those concerned with environmental consequences down stream.Pacific Booker Minerals was denied an Environmental Assessment certificate not once but twice, as Empire reporter Mary Catherine...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-24/empire-editorial-canada-can-say-no-mi
Opinion
My Turn: It's not clean water advocates who missed the boat on cruise ship dumping

...000 gallons per day. The cruise ship General Permit Fact Sheet section 5.1 on page 10 available on Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation's website explains that while the volume discharged varies day to day and from ship to ship, a single cruise...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-26/my-turn-its-not-clean-water-advocates
Opinion
My Turn: The foreign policy challenge of defining a common home

...amount of natural resources and further exacerbates the environmental degradation that's contributing to climate change. PNAC...by climate change. It begins by acknowledging the global environmental cost of the material prosperity we now enjoy a willingness...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-24/my-turn-foreign-policy-challenge-defi
Opinion

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