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Study: Fireworks pollute the air

...Atmospheric Environment said the study did not look for any resulting effects on health.But in response to the research, the Environmental Protection Agency noted Tuesday that children, older adults, and people with heart disease, asthma or other lung diseases...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-01/study-fireworks-pollute-air
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Business profile: Tenakee Logging Company

...local jobs, using wood locally - not exporting anything." Environmental groups agree. The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council...harvesting, the Forest Service goes through a National Environmental Protection Act process to okay the trees for sale. They...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-01/business-profile-tenakee-logging-company
Art
Writers Weir: Peepers

...are a child of the northwith something to reckon your life by.* Aleria Jensen lives and writes in Juneau. This poem was previously published in "Wildbranch: An Anthology of Nature, Environmental, and Place-Based Writing."

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-01/writers-weir-peepers
Art
Alaska, 12 other states sue over water authority

...the Clean Water Act.North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said the "Waters of the U.S." rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers is a "federal power grab" that is "unnecessary and unlawful and will...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-30/alaska-12-other-states-sue-over-water-a
State
13 states sue over rule giving feds authority on state water

...the Clean Water Act.North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said the "Waters of the U.S." rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers is a "federal power grab" that is "unnecessary and unlawful and will...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/13-states-sue-over-rule-giving-feds-aut
State
WWII Ft. Rousseau site due for cleanup

...byphenyl (PCBs) and diesel fuel.Environmental investigation of the Fort Rousseau site...cost of $6.3 million.Army Corps Environmental Engineer Andy Sorum said the Defense Environmental Restoration Act provides around $30...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/wwii-ft-rousseau-site-due-cleanup
State
High court upholds use of controversial execution drug

...question first-ever limits on emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants from power plants, in a ruling that said the Environmental Protection Agency failed to account for the cost of the regulations at the outset.- Added a case from Texas about the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-30/high-court-upholds-use-controversial-
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BLM seeks public comments on use of new herbicides

...Vegetation Treatments Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. The draft EIS evaluates...provides full reviews and analyzes the environmental and human impacts of the three new...Lands in 17 Western States Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement," is accessible...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-25/blm-seeks-public-comments-use-new-he
Outdoors
Environmental groups: KSM a bad investment

...transboundary mines, and Earthworks, an environmental group, produced a report which says...the report stated.In addition to environmental and operative risks, Earthworks and...Seabridge Gold Vice President of Environmental Affairs Brent Murphy did not return...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-22/environmental-groups-ksm-bad-investment
Local
Bishops pledge full support for pope's environmental message

...They noted that the pope deals with environmental issues within the context of the purpose...of the best scientific research on environmental matters that is available, stating...vulnerable people worldwide because of environmental destruction," Alaska's bishops...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-21/bishops-pledge-full-support-popes-e
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