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Cruise season ends as new wastewater permit begins

...years, legislative action and a pending lawsuit. While critics say discharges violate legal standards, a cruise industry spokesman said the best technologies available were built into the ships.The non-profit environmental group Campaign to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-09-10/cruise-season-ends-new-wastewater-permi
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Agreement close on ship rules

...the cruise ship industry could be a major breakthrough in protecting Alaska waters from pollution. Meanwhile, an industry spokesman expressed concerns about the draft amendment still being worked on by U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski, an Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101800/Loc_Ship.html
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No change now for Tongass in new road policy

...immediate change in the management of the Tongass National Forest, say regional Forest Service officials. But a timber industry spokesman in Southeast doesn't like what seems to lay beyond 2000. Dombeck also announced the agency will be involving...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030200/Bre_news.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...immediate change in the management of the Tongass National Forest, say regional Forest Service officials. But a timber industry spokesman in Southeast doesn't like what seems to lay beyond 2000. Dombeck also announced the agency will be involving...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030200/Bre_news.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...said he was rejecting the "extreme environmentalism" of the original measure by Juneau Rep. Beth Kerttula, industry spokesman John Hansen testified that Mulder's version offered "better protection" for the environment. As with many things...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042901/Ope_McAllister.shtml
Local officials split on need for cruise alarms

...resisted local smoke alarms even after the 1996 fire on a ship in Glacier Bay that killed five crew members. An industry spokesman in Washington heatedly denied cruise lines have opposed local alarms. In Juneau, Princess Cruises spokesman Kirby...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071600/Loc_alarms.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...resisted local smoke alarms even after the 1996 fire on a ship in Glacier Bay that killed five crew members. An industry spokesman in Washington heatedly denied cruise lines have opposed local alarms. In Juneau, Princess Cruises spokesman Kirby...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071600/Loc_alarms.shtml
Tongass nearer roadless status

...Lindekugel held out hope that the final roadless rule would include the Tongass immediately. A leading timber industry spokesman said today's news, while bad, was not unexpected. "I'm not surprised," said Jack Phelps, president of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111300/Loc_Tongass.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...willing to let cruise ship regulation die because of the head tax debate. The governor said he asked Dow, the industry spokesman, to lobby Cowdery further on the bill, and Dow agreed. Knowles said using his power to bring the Legislature...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050701/Loc_Sinks.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...imposed in areas they weren't meant to be imposed. We've seen it over and over again.'' Phelps, the timber industry spokesman, said that the roadless policy already violates the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act by its immediate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062000/Loc_ban.shtml

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