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BC to Skeena watershed mine: Improve design

...adversely impacted.They've asked for additional information and analysis of several factors, including alternatives, groundwater data and the mine's overall likelihood of potential adverse impacts.The company said in a press release issued the day...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-24/bc-skeena-watershed-mine-improve-des
Outdoors
Air Force finds contamination in Moose Creek wells

FAIRBANKS - An Air Force base about 25 miles southeast of Fairbanks has found contaminated groundwater in wells near Moose Creek.Eielson Air Force Base began testing wells in May for contamination that the Alaska Department of Environmental...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-18/air-force-finds-contamination-moose-cre
State
Alaska Science Forum: Water fountains on the tundra

...theorized that we had seen the effect of high-pressure groundwater finding a way through permafrost.Dan White is a hydrologist...pimple caused when freezing ground in early winter blocks groundwater already restricted from beneath by permafrost. The fountain...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-03/alaska-science-forum-water-fountains
Outdoors
Mount Polley to re-open after last year's disaster

...the release said. Imperial Metals Corporation must also pay $6.1 million reclamation security, update its surface and groundwater monitoring plan, have a long-term water treatment and discharge plan, and develop a five-year mine plan and reclamation...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-10/mount-polley-re-open-after-last-year
Outdoors
Floyd Dryden students weigh in on elections

...would not impact the BBFR salmon population or pollute the groundwater.People argue that voting "no" on ballot measure 4 will...developed without there being pollution in the surrounding groundwaters.I know that people who oppose protecting the wild salmon...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-02/floyd-dryden-students-weigh-electio
Neighbors
The Latest: Study says drought cost to grow by $500 million

...California is the country's leading state in terms of agricultural production.Researchers say that even with increased groundwater pumping, state farmers in 2015 will run 2.5 million acre-feet short of the water they normally use.However, the study...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-02/latest-study-says-drought-cost-grow-500
State
California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

...The legislature last year required monitoring to be phased in gradually, eventually showing for the first time how much groundwater is being pumped. But roughly a quarter-million California households and businesses still lack water meters, and aren't...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-26/california-looks-australia-tips-survi
Not For Web
North Pole sues over refinery contamination

...recent owners of an oil refinery over groundwater pollution.The lawsuit filed Wednesday...releasing hazardous substances into the groundwater beneath the refinery.Sulfolane is...sulfolane contamination in the city's groundwater has rendered that groundwater unfit...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-30/north-pole-sues-over-refinery-contamina
State
Refinery owner loses water cleanup legal challenge

...long-running attempt to get a petroleum company to pay for groundwater contamination that contributed to the refinery's closure...Instead, sulfolane has since been detected in a 3-mile long groundwater plume near the refinery, leaving Flint Hills responsible...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-20/refinery-owner-loses-water-cleanup-lega
State
State sues over North Pole refinery contamination

...failed to stop a chemical spill that has damaged soil and groundwater.The lawsuit filed Thursday claims current owner Flint Hills...release of sulfolane, a liquid used in refining oil, leaving groundwater unfit for human use, and neither company has taken reasonable...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-10/state-sues-over-north-pole-refinery-con
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