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City seeks stronger water rules

...sediment, under the federal Clean Water Act. Residents long have known that once-plentiful salmon runs in Duck and Jordan creeks virtually are gone. Fish eggs don't survive in the silty, oxygen-starved streams, biologists have said. "One...

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Neighbors mailbox

...from all over Juneau and Douglas. Besides all the dirty and tired volunteers that cleaned up sections of Duck and Jordan Creeks, we would also like to thank our business sponsors: Thank you so much, Goldbelt, for donating tram passes to our...

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Neighbors
Wary of 'mitigation'

...development, the assessment suggested sterilizing ponds, chopping trees, paving over grass and allowing Duck and Jordan creeks to die. I have learned to be afraid of the word "mitigation." I know that I'm not alone in my concern for this...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062501/Ope_Letter2.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...sediment, under the federal Clean Water Act. Residents long have known that once-plentiful salmon runs in Duck and Jordan creeks virtually are gone. Fish eggs don't survive in the silty, oxygen-starved streams, biologists have said. "One...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083000/Loc_Water.shtml
Rain continues to pelt Juneau

...force clearing culverts of debris. Meanwhile, the National Weather Service issued flood warnings for Montana and Jordan creeks in the Mendenhall Valley, according to meteorologist Brian Bezenek. Both were near the flood stage, he said Monday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112205/loc_20051122007.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...development, the assessment suggested sterilizing ponds, chopping trees, paving over grass and allowing Duck and Jordan creeks to die. I have learned to be afraid of the word "mitigation." I know that I'm not alone in my concern for this...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062501/Ope_Letter2.shtml
The shrinking Mendenhall Glacier

...Skaters Cabin. The basin that was to become Mendenhall Lake was still occupied entirely by ice, and both Duck and Jordan Creeks received a steady supply of glacier melt water. Glacier retreat accelerated in the decades that followed, receding...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010501/Com_Glacier.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Skaters Cabin. The basin that was to become Mendenhall Lake was still occupied entirely by ice, and both Duck and Jordan Creeks received a steady supply of glacier melt water. Glacier retreat accelerated in the decades that followed, receding...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010501/Com_Glacier.shtml
Local Briefs

...to help restore several polluted streams in Mendenhall Valley. The partnership has been working to restore Duck and Jordan creeks and their fish runs, which have been impacted by urban growth. Another $17,250 will go to the University of Alaska...

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News
Plant invaders

...realize how environmentally damaging they really are, Lendrum said. Reed canary grass chokes the mouths of Duck and Jordan creeks. "No wildlife eats it and it displaces the feed stocks. ... Its worst damage is that it blocks the water courses...

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