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State amplifies response to KSM mine

...Campbell, and Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Larry...wrote a letter to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, and DNR...Gold Inc. Vice President of Environmental Affairs Brent Murphy. Seabridge...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/state-amplifies-response-ksm-mine
Local
Sens Begich, Murkowski call for action on transboundary mines

...with public hearings held by the Environmental Protection Agency, D-Sen. Mark Begich is calling for further environmental review on proposed mines in British...the U.S. may have stricter environmental review processes, noting the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-20/sens-begich-murkowski-call-action-trans
State
My Turn: Waiting to hear from Parnell on transboundary mines

...Natural Resources, was involved in the Advisory Group process for more than a year, reviewing the 35,000-plus page environmental assessment. DNR's written comments are fewer than two pages long. Is this an adequate level of engagement on these mines...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-21/my-turn-waiting-hear-parnell-transbou
Opinion
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

...was warned that any further complaints of burning hazardous materials would be directed to the JPD and the Department of Environmental Conservation. Occupant was compliant and signed the order.? At 11:34 a.m. Monday, advanced life support care was...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-20/police-fire-wednesday-aug-20-2014
Local
Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home

...promote wildlife conservation. In addition, some states and environmental groups challenged, in other courts, the listing of polar...to intervene on behalf of USFWS. So did Greenpeace, the environmental group.With such a growing cast of characters, the case...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/hunters-fight-bring-polar-bear-trophies
State
My Turn: What's the moral of the story when it comes to Pebble?

...designed to 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-19/my-turn-whats-moral-story-when-it-com
Opinion
Celebrating success over addiction

...disease; they separate the person from the problem - they separate the problem from the person."It can be genetic or environmental or caused by other factors like stress," Chapman said. "Addiction is a disease. This isn't a moral problem. People...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/celebrating-success-over-addiction
Local
State develops 'Farm to Restaurant' publication

...of Agriculture has developed an online "Farm to Restaurant" fact sheet in collaboration with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.Officials say the document is organized by product and explains the process required before products can...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-13/state-develops-%E2%80%98farm-restaurant
State
Hundreds attend hearing on Alaska mine proposal

...restrict development of a massive gold-and-copper mine in the Bristol Bay region.The proposal, made the by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last month, effectively would bar the type of development that the mine's owner, Northern Dynasty...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-13/hundreds-attend-hearing-alaska-mine-pro
State
UAS recognizes faculty excellence

...Dr. Eran Hood has been promoted to Full Professor of Environmental Science. He holds a doctorate and a M.A. in Geography...Professor. She is also credited with the founding of the Environmental Science Program in 1998. She received her B.S. and M...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-17/uas-recognizes-faculty-excellence
Neighbors

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