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My Turn: Let's talk about wastewater

...And that is only in Juneau. Other Southeast Alaska municipal treatment plants are discharging even more. The Mendenhall plant, Juneau's largest treatment facility which has been plagued with technical difficulties for years, has often...
Hidden Valley, Hidden Controversy: A housing project competes with landfill dreams and government realities

...the Juneau-Douglas Wastewater Treatment Plant on Thane Road.Watt said a majority of the sludge comes from the Mendenhall Plant, so a location closer to the Mendenhall Valley would be ideal."(Planning Commissioner Voelckers) said that...
Diesel spill leaks into city's wastewater

...blowers and jet circulation pumps inside one of plant's eight sequencing batch reactors. The treated water from the Mendenhall plant is discarded into the Mendenhall River.CBJ Director of Public Works Kirk Duncan said the fuel leak affected the...
Sewage sludge the subject at Chamber of Commerce luncheon

...that's new, and we don't want to test it out,'" said Stevens. "But conversely, you go out and look at the Mendenhall plant, and that was supposed to be the newest, best thing since sliced bread."Stevens did add, though, that he believes...
Assembly pays off Bronson's legal bill

...been working with the Environmental Protection Agency to resolve a separate complaint for alleged violations at the Mendenhall plant in 1999. Joanna Markell can be reached at .
Months of tampering alleged

...contributed to the betterment" of Mendenhall plant operations, he was not convicted...believes in his innocence. The Mendenhall plant had operated successfully in...supervisor and senior operator at the Mendenhall plant who worked for the city 19 years...
EPA wastewater complaint from 1999 still pending

...According to the EPA complaint issued in September, the Mendenhall plant exceeded the effluent limits for fecal coliform on...principal in the firm who has monitored operations at the Mendenhall plant over the past 10 years, said the city made changes...
City, EPA reach deal

...complaint issued by the EPA in September 2000, the Mendenhall plant allegedly violated the Clean Water Act and its permit...come out of the experience was that capacity of the Mendenhall plant increased as a result of engineering work completed...
Ex-city worker to get $18,000

...treatment violations at the Mendenhall plant during that time. Schuitt's...Palmer said operations at the Mendenhall plant continue to improve. "I don't...hopeful this chapter at the Mendenhall plant is over. "The city needs to...
Juneau Empire Story Archive May 1998 identifying several violations of the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System permit for the Mendenhall plant and threatening penalties. A few months later he "knowingly tampered with and rendered inaccurate a monitoring...


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