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My Turn: There is a progressive alternative to Cathy Munoz

...wastewater standards. This directly affects Juneau since cruise ships can now discharge higher amounts of ammonia and heavy metals in our waters.In addition to voting on ultraconservative legislation, Rep. Munoz was for a time a member of the...
Off the Beaten Path: Notes from the transboundary

...threats - acid mine leakage, a tailings dam failing, waste water not being treated and the residual toxic effects of heavy metals, to name a few. At the meeting, Heather Hardcastle, commercial fishing outreach coordinator for Trout Unlimited...
My Turn: Think E-cigarette are fun? Think again ...

...unregulated by the FDA and could contain anything. E-cig aerosol has been found to contain carcinogenic chemicals, toxic heavy metals and nicotine residue that floats in the air and settles on the surfaces around an e-cigarette user. Many teens believe...
10 questions: Cousin Curtiss

...Some days teaching I'm reminded of a time when I played at a bar in Austin, Texas, called Headhunters. It was a heavy metal club filled with metal spikes, leather jackets, and a side of malice. I got up on stage with just my acoustic guitar...
Cleanup underway at Cold War radio site near Petersburg

...rubble, trash and chemical contaminants still remain.An Air Force contractor has documented fuel, chemicals and heavy metals in the soil and groundwater, KFSK reported.Lori Roy, project manager with the Air Force, said the degree of contaminated...
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

...don't like suspended solids, and they don't like heavy metals. Obviously, the fear is it's going to impact those...KSM site has been exposed to years of weatherization, heavy metals are leaching into the water naturally. If anything...
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My Turn: Alaska officials need to pay attention to BC mines

...billions of tons of acid-generating waste rock, called tailings.Acid mine drainage, and its potential to leach heavy metals into Alaska's waters, worries me. This toxic brew results when sulfide-bearing rock is exposed to air and water...
Students lend voices to Arctic Winter Games theme

...genres before creating the eventual winner.The idea came after Kohler had already written a country theme song and a heavy metal theme song among others, when Robertson told him he was working on a rap song and Kohler responded he was working on...
Public comment period opens for KSM mine

...sludge. Seabridge has said it plans to treat all polluted water in perpetuity to ensure acid mine drainage and toxic heavy metals do not pollute the Unuk and the Nass rivers and impact Southeast Alaska's water and fisheries. Stakeholders are concerned...
Ocean acidification threatens marine life

...which can be good, and boost the toxicity of red tides, which is not. It makes many creatures less resilient to heavy metal pollution.Roughly a quarter of organisms studied by researchers in laboratories actually do better in high CO2. Another...


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